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Prof. Zwick - Film & Book Resources for the Aspiring Criminologist: Want to Learn About White Collar Crime? Check These Out!

White Collar Crime


Available from Westchester County Public Libraries (Westchester Library System)

The Big Short - "The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jarred Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charles Gellar and James Shipley, small-time players who hit it big." (Randolph, Charles,, McKay, Adam, 1968-, Gosling, Ryan, 1980-, Bale, Christian, 1974-, Carell, Steve, 1963-, Pitt, Brad, 1963-, Lewis, Michael (Michael M.).