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This is an auction for THE AGE OF TURBULENCE by Alan Greenspan.

"The most unexpectedly charming Washington insider memoir since Katharine Graham's a decade ago."
- New York Times Book Review

"Entertaining and insightful . . . Greenspan is an oracle smart enough to know what he doesn't know. . . . Such humility, coming from someone as powerful as Alan Greenspan, is disarmingly refreshing, as is this interesting and edifying book."
- Boston Globe"

"Greenspan's well-informed musings offer much more food for thought than the usual Washington memoir."
- BusinessWeek

"With his book, Greenspan finally lets us know what he's thinking. . . . surprisingly frank . . . downright entertaining."
- The New York Times

"First rate . . . The Age of Turbulence is intelligent in a way that few popular books on economics manage or even try to be . . . An enjoyable read."
- The Economist

Amazon.com review:

"In the immediate aftermath of September 11, 2001, in his 14th year as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Alan Greenspan took part in a collective effort to ensure that America didn't experience an economic meltdown, taking the rest of the world with it. There was good reason to fear the worst: the stock market crash of October 1987, his first major crisis as Federal Reserve Chairman, had come close triggering a financial panic. But the most remarkable thing that happened to the economy after 9/11 was...nothing. The Age of Turbulence is the distillation of a life's worth of wisdom and insight into an elegant expression of a coherent worldview."

More very favourable reviews on Amazon.com.

Large format (trade) paperback 2008.

563 pages + photographs.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95 (ordinary post) or $6.95 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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