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The Resource The accountant's guide to the universe : heaven and hell by the numbers, Craig Hovey

The accountant's guide to the universe : heaven and hell by the numbers, Craig Hovey

Label
The accountant's guide to the universe : heaven and hell by the numbers
Title
The accountant's guide to the universe
Title remainder
heaven and hell by the numbers
Statement of responsibility
Craig Hovey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is an entertaining book on accounting written for a general audience. It opens with a wild premise: Heaven and Hell have been outsourced to a giant company in a distant galaxy and they are now in charge of determining who goes where after death. The entire universe is scoured for an objective system that can be adapted to the task, and it is found, in the form of accounting, in the least civilized backwater of the universe, Earth! The book is also a morality tale. It demonstrates how financial scandals (a la Bernie Madoff and many others) can be pulled off with "creative accounting," and how much a person adds or subtracts from the universe by their actions. Written for anybody who has taken an accounting class, practices it for a living, or is simply interested in seeing how a system designed to record finances can also be used to judge the entire universe will be enlightened by this book
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hovey, Craig
Dewey number
657
Index
no index present
LC call number
HF5636
LC item number
.H68 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Accounting
  • Accountants
  • Accounting
  • Accountants
Label
The accountant's guide to the universe : heaven and hell by the numbers, Craig Hovey
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223094337947
  • 31223094338002
  • 31223094337962
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The outsourcing of heaven and hell -- Forbidden fruit -- Mankind's one giant leap -- The first sprouting -- From follicle to forest -- From pellet to perfection -- Hair on fire -- Into the shark tank -- The perils of profit -- For whom the toupee tolls -- When a picture fakes a story -- Vacation plans -- A flounder in paradise -- To fall without grace -- A rueful reunion -- The eternally challenged -- Exercise of a lifetime -- Closing time -- Passage of the prodigal son
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 161 p.
Isbn
9780312376246
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010035889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 606785242
  • (OCoLC)606785242
Label
The accountant's guide to the universe : heaven and hell by the numbers, Craig Hovey
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223094337947
  • 31223094338002
  • 31223094337962
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The outsourcing of heaven and hell -- Forbidden fruit -- Mankind's one giant leap -- The first sprouting -- From follicle to forest -- From pellet to perfection -- Hair on fire -- Into the shark tank -- The perils of profit -- For whom the toupee tolls -- When a picture fakes a story -- Vacation plans -- A flounder in paradise -- To fall without grace -- A rueful reunion -- The eternally challenged -- Exercise of a lifetime -- Closing time -- Passage of the prodigal son
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 161 p.
Isbn
9780312376246
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010035889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 606785242
  • (OCoLC)606785242

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