The Asylum: Inside The Rise And Ruin Of The Global Oil Market by Leah McGrath Goodman

The Asylum: Inside The Rise And Ruin Of The Global Oil Market

byLeah McGrath Goodman

Paperback | March 19, 2013

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The Asylum is a stunning exposé by a seasoned Wall Street journalist that once and for all reveals the truth behind America’s oil addiction in all its unscripted and dysfunctional glory.

In the tradition of Too Big to Fail and Liar’s Poker, author Leah McGrath Goodman tells the amazing-but-true story of a band of struggling, hardscrabble traders who, after enduring decades of scorn from New York’s stuffy financial establishment, overcame more than a century of failure, infighting, and brinksmanship to build the world’s reigning oil empire—entirely by accident.

About The Author

An award-winning investigative journalist, Leah McGrath Goodman has written forForbes,Fortune,Financial Times, theGuardian, theWall Street Journal, andBarron'sin New York and London. A member of The London Speaker Bureau and writer-at-large forInstitutional Investor, she splits her time between New York, the U.K., and her home in Bratt...

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Title:The Asylum: Inside The Rise And Ruin Of The Global Oil MarketFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.97 inPublished:March 19, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061766283

ISBN - 13:9780061766282

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“Welcome to a bet-on-anything, testosterone-drenched world…written with tremendous verve and insight.”