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A major figure at the center of the American financial system offers a shrewd, keen analysis of some of the most important events in recent American history and presents a clear, consistent approach to thinking about markets and dealing with the new risks of the global economy.

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"As Secretary of the Treasury, Bob Rubin ranked with the best. This drama-packed account of his years on the job should be read by all who are interested in what happens when politics and economics intersect." Warren Buffett

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"This is destined to be one of the most important books, as well as one of the most enjoyable and enlightening, published in our time." Walter Isaacson

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"It's a fascinating and highly instructive tale told by a man who is uniquely qualified to guide us through these monumental political and economic challenges." Tom Brokaw

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"He has now written an engrossing and thoughtful book about his experiences. Even those who do not agree with some of his conclusions, will find this important reading." Henry Kissinger

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"With the meticulousness of a scholar and an appealing lack of vanity, Rubin has written the kind of book that important figures in history should write but seldom do." Michael Beschloss

About the Author

Robert E. Rubin spent twenty-six years at Goldman Sachs, rising to co-senior partner, before becoming director of the White House National Economic Council from 1993 to 1995, and U.S. Treasury Secretary from 1995 to 1999. He is currently a director of Citigroup. He and his wife, Judy, live in New York City, as do their two sons.

Jacob Weisberg is the editor of Slate and the author of In Defense of Government.

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ISBN:
9780375757303
Author:
Rubin, Robert Edward
Publisher:
Random House Trade
Author:
Weisberg, Jacob
Author:
Rubin, Robert
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Public Policy - Economic Policy
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography-Political
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Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040931
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TRADE PAPER
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General/trade
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English
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1 8-PP and 1 16-PP PHOTO INSERT
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472
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8.06x5.22x.97 in. .79 lbs.

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Product details 472 pages Random House Trade - English 9780375757303 Reviews:
"Review" by , "As Secretary of the Treasury, Bob Rubin ranked with the best. This drama-packed account of his years on the job should be read by all who are interested in what happens when politics and economics intersect."
"Review" by , "This is destined to be one of the most important books, as well as one of the most enjoyable and enlightening, published in our time."
"Review" by , "It's a fascinating and highly instructive tale told by a man who is uniquely qualified to guide us through these monumental political and economic challenges."
"Review" by , "He has now written an engrossing and thoughtful book about his experiences. Even those who do not agree with some of his conclusions, will find this important reading."
"Review" by , "With the meticulousness of a scholar and an appealing lack of vanity, Rubin has written the kind of book that important figures in history should write but seldom do."
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