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Charles R Morris

Who is Charles R Morris?

Charles Richard Morris (October 23, 1939 – December 13, 2021) was an American lawyer, banker, and author. He wrote fifteen books, and was a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic Monthly. Personal life Morris was born in Oakland, California. His father Charles B. Morris worked as a technician in an ink factory, and his mother Mildred was a housewife. Morris attended the Mother of the Savior Seminary in Blackwood, New Jersey, and completed a bachelor's degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1963.Morris married Beverly Gilligan Morris and they had three children. Career After graduation, Morris decided to work for the New Jersey state government, serving as director of the office of economic opportunity from 1965 to 1969. He then moved to the New York City government, where he worked as assistant budget director and welfare director. He simultaneously studied at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, graduating in 1972. With his experience, he was hired by the state of Washington as secretary of social health services. Morris worked in the government for 12 years in total.After leaving the government, Morris worked as a vice president for international finance at Chase Manhattan Bank. While in this job, Morris drew on his city government experience to publish his first book, The Cost of Good Intentions: New York City and the Liberal Experiment (1981). After moving to other areas of the Corporate Banking group, Morris left and worked for fifteen years as Managing Director of Devonshire Partners, a financial technology consulting firm.Morris wrote Computer Wars: The Fall of IBM and the Future of Western Technology (1993) in collaboration with computer consultant Charles H. Ferguson. When Ferguson cofounded the financial software startup company CapitalThinking Inc. in 1999, Morris soon became vice president for Finance and Administration. Around August 2000, Morris was named Chief Operating Officer. By November 2001, he also served as President of the company. Morris remained with the company until 2004; its business allowed him to see the rise of credit derivative trading, leading to his Meltdown books. Death Morris died from complications of dementia in Hampton, New Hampshire, on December 13, 2021, at age 82, the same day as one of his siblings. Awards 2009 Gerald Loeb Award in the business book category for:Morris, Charles R. (2008). The Trillion Dollar Meltdown: Easy Money, High Rollers, and the Great Credit Crash. PublicAffairs. ISBN 978-1-58648-563-4. Books A Rabble of Dead Money: The Great Crash and the Global Depression: 1929–1939 (2017) Comeback: America's New Economic Boom (2013) The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution (2012) The Sages: Warren Buffett, George Soros, Paul Volcker, and the Maelstrom of Markets (2009) The Trillion Dollar Meltdown (2008); updated paperback released as The Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown (2008) The Surgeons: Life and Death in a Top Heart Center (2007) The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy (2005) Money, Greed, and Risk: Why Financial Crises and Crashes Happen (1999) American Catholic: The Saints and Sinners Who Built America's Most Powerful Church (1997) The AARP: America's Most Powerful Lobby and the Clash of Generations (1996) Computer Wars: The Fall of IBM and the Future of Western Technology (1993, with Charles H. Ferguson) The Coming Global Boom (1990) Iron Destinies, Lost Opportunities: The Arms Race Between the United States and the Soviet Union, 1945–1987 (1988) A Time of Passion: America, 1960–1980 (1985) The Cost of Good Intentions: New York City and the Liberal Experiment (1981)Film Morris appears in the 2010 Oscar-winning documentary film Inside Job. References

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City Under the Stars

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City Under the Stars completes a journey undertaken by Gardner Dozois and Michael Swanwick 25 years ago, when they published the novella The City of God. Over two decades la...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Nineteenth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Nineteenth Annual Collection

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The twenty-first century has so far proven to be exciting and wondrous and filled with challenges we had never dreamed. New possibilities previously unimagined appear almost daily . . . and ...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection

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Gardner Dozois, science fiction's foremost editor, consistently selects the field's best work each year with this showcase anthology. This year's collection presents sterling short stories f...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection

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In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a ...

Hackers

Hackers

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In the tradition of Mirrorshades—stories from the virtual frontier… A collection of short stories from the virtual frontier follows the exploits of the world's most notoriou...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection

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Reaching from the sky to the edge of the world, science fiction is the literature of the imagination, and this year's collection gathers into one volume the most imaginative, exciting, and i...

Armageddons

Armageddons

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It’s the end of the world—but not as we know it. . .  As the new millennium approaches, speculations about Earth's destruction abound. This collection presents twelve wo...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection

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Space Soldiers

Space Soldiers

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Nine visions of the future of war… In this explosive anthology, ten of science fiction's best new and classic writers imagine the soldiers who will one day fight and die on distant w...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection

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The twenty-eight stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our beings, to the realm of the gods, and the moment just after now. Include...

Rogues

Rogues

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA thrilling collection of twenty-one original stories by an all-star list of contributors—including a new A Game of Thrones story by G...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection

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This collection is the second installment in the popular and long-running "The Year's Best Science Fiction" series:Fantastic Science Fiction!The Year's Best -- And Bi...

Dreamsongs: Volume I

Dreamsongs: Volume I

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Even before A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin had already established himself as a giant in the field of fantasy literature. The first of two stunning collections, Dreamso...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection

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Widely regarded as the one essential book for every science fiction fan, The Year's Best Science Fiction (Winner of the 2004 Locus Award for Best Anthology) continues to uphold its st...

Old Venus

Old Venus

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Sixteen all-new stories by science fiction’s top talents, collected by bestselling author George R. R. Martin and multiple-award-winning editor Gardner Dozois  

Songs of the Dying Earth

Songs of the Dying Earth

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This tribute anthology celebrates the work of SF/F legend Jack Vance, featuring original stories from George R. R. Martin, Neil Gaiman, Dan Simmons, Elizabeth Moon, Tanith Lee, Tad Willia...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection

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In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a ...

Blood Is Not Enough

Blood Is Not Enough

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“An excellent collection” of vampire stories, from authors such as Harlan Ellison, Dan Simmons, Gahan Wilson, Tanith Lee, and Fritz Leiber (Publishers Weekly)....

Future War

Future War

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Joe Haldeman, Lucius Shepard, Allen Steele and others storm the battlefields of tomorrow… "Second Variety" by Philip K. Dick "Salvador" by Lucius Shepard "Floating Dogs" ...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection

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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection

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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection

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The thirty-two stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our beings, to the realm of the gods, and the moment just after now. Included ...

One Million A.D.

One Million A.D.

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One million years from now. It's a span of time so huge that it's hard for the mind to grasp. Even within science fiction, to conjure up a convincing portrait of what humanity might b...

The Very Best of the Best

The Very Best of the Best

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A 2020 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST ANTHOLOGYFor the first time in a decade, a compilation of the very best in science fiction, from a world authority on the genre.

The Year's Best Science Fiction: First Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: First Annual Collection

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This collection launched the popular and long-running "The Year's Best Science Fiction" series:Fantastic Science Fiction!The Year's Best -- And Biggest Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection

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The twenty-three stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our being, to the realm of the gods, and the moment just after now. Included...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventeenth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventeenth Annual Collection

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In science fiction's early days, stories often looked past 1984 to the year 2000 as the far unknowable future. Here now, on the brink of the twenty-first century, the future remains as dist...

The Best of the Best, Volume 2

The Best of the Best, Volume 2

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For more than twenty years The Year's Best Science Fiction has been recognized as the best collection of short science fiction writing in the universe and an essential resource for ev...

Warriors 1

Warriors 1

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From George R. R. Martin's Introduction to Warriors: "People have been telling stories about warriors for as long as they have been telling stories. Since Homer first sang...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection

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The 21st edition of the award-winning annual compilation of the year's best science fiction stories--winner of the 2003 Locus Award for Best Anthology.The stories in this ...

Warriors

Warriors

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From George R. R. Martin's Introduction to Warriors: "People have been telling stories about warriors for as long as they have been telling stories. Since Homer first sang...

Wizards

Wizards

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Neil Gaiman, Eoin Colfer, and many more join this magical brew [that] will enchant young adult readers and their elders as well. (Publishers Weekly)In Wizards

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The Book of Swords

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New epic fantasy in the grand tradition—including a never-before-published Song of Ice and Fire story by George R. R. Martin! Fantasy fiction has produced some of the mo...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fifth Annual Collection

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The multiple Locus Award-winning annual collection of the year's best science fiction stories.In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection

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This edition of The Year's Best Science Fiction collects twenty-five of the finest works of speculative fiction to see print in 1990, stories from the genre's every edge, and from ...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Second Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Second Annual Collection

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In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a ...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twentieth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twentieth Annual Collection

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Widely regarded as the one essential book for every science fiction fan, The Year's Best Science Fiction (Winner of the 2002 Locus Award for Best Anthology) continues to uphold its st...

The New Space Opera 2

The New Space Opera 2

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“An exceedingly fine set of stories written specifically for this collection by some of the best sf authors writing today.’—Library Journal (starred review) Foll...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection

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In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a ...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection

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In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a ...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection

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The past through tomorrow are boldly imagined and reinvented in the twenty-five stories collected in this showcase anthology. Many of the field's finest practitioners are represented here, ...

The Book of Magic

The Book of Magic

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A new anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy—featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many others! Hot on the ...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection

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This new volume of The Year's Best Science Fiction carries on the proud tradition, with stories by Pat Murphy, Bruce McAllister, Bruce Sterling, Kate Wilhelm, Alexander Jablokov, Walt...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection

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From Cyberspace to outer space, from the Dark Continent to the speed of light, the dozens of stories in this terrific collection represent the year's finest offerings in imaginative fiction....

Hunter's Run

Hunter's Run

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Running from poverty and hopelessness, Ramón Espejo boarded one of the great starships of the mysterious, repulsive Enye. But the new life he found on the far-off planet of São Paulo was n...

The New Space Opera

The New Space Opera

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Winner of the Locus Award, from award-winning and nominated editors Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan, a stellar collection of the grandest, most cutting-edge epic stories in science ...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection

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To read is to journey, and to read science fiction is to venture into a myriad of imaginative and delightful worlds, such as:- Robert Reed's fabulous galaxy-circling starship and...

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The Good Old Stuff

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The Fifth Science Fiction Megapack

The Fifth Science Fiction Megapack

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The fifth volume in the Science Fiction Megapack series collection 25 tales of high adventure through other worlds and times, 5 Hugo and Nebula Award-winners and nominees. Included this time...

Down These Strange Streets

Down These Strange Streets

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In this collection of urban fantasy stories, editors George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois explore the places where mystery waits at the end of every alley and where the things th...