The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve

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American Media, 1995 - Banks and banking - 608 pages
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A well researched thought-provoking book. - Goodreads
Clear, simple and concise explanations and references. - Goodreads
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I read this book about 15 years ago. I have no background in banking or business classes, but this book (if you are not intimidated by it's size) was easy to read, written for the laymen (or a regular housewife as I was at the time) and took me step by step to an indepth understanding of the federal banking system and how it works (and how it's not Federal at all). I'm educated, have a BS in comp sci and engineering, however, banking has always been a mystery. Not anymore. 

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Amazing, amazing book. I learned so much about money and it helped shape the way I view the world. I even gave a speech in my speech club based on the content of this book. Can not recommend highly enough. Read full review

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Griffin is a writer and documentary film producer. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he majored in speech and communications. He is President of American Media in Southern California.

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