Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd, who has been faulted for his inaction during the financial crisis, has nevertheless scored a book deal touting his efforts to combat it.The book, "Thirteen Days: How the Financial Crisis Changed the Politics of Washington," "will provide an intimate look at how, over the course of 13 days last September, a financial crisis led to panic and meltdown," according to Publisher's Weekly.

It will also describe how Sen. Dodd and others "acted swiftly to try to save the American economy."

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