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John Jacob Astor [electronic resource] : America's first multimillionaire / Axel Madsen.

Author/Creator:
Madsen, Axel.
Publication:
New York : John Wiley, c2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (321 p.)
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Subjects:
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865.
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
On The Deal Maker: How William C. Durant Made General Motors:""A well-written biography.""-New York Times On Stanwyck: The Life and Times of Barbara Stanwyck:""Madsen's admirably researched, insightful portrait of her aloof nature . . . reveals she was always torn between her wish to give of herself and her need to be in control.""-Christian Science Monitor On Chanel: A Woman of Her Own:""Fascinating . . . . Takes the reader behind the coromandel veneers of Chanel's life.""-New York Times Book Review""Carefully knits together the complex pattern of Chanel's
Contents:
John Jacob Astor; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Hard Years; 2 Flutes and Miss Todd; 3 Into the Woods; 4 Politics; 5 Rounding Out the Century; 6 China Profits; 7 Realpolitik; 8 Punqua Wingchong; 9 Family; 10 The Good Ship Enterprise; 11 A Perfect Triangle; 12 Outbound; 13 The Hunt Journey; 14 No News; 15 Mr.Madison 's War; 16 "So Long as I Have a Dollar "; 17 John Jacob Astor &Son; 18 Paris; 19 This Land Is My Land; 20 Estimable Grand-Papa; 21 The Bigger Picture; 22 Writing about It; 23 A Third Fortune; 24 Richest Man in America; 25 Heirs and Graces; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-306) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-34096-7
9786610340965
0-470-24294-9
0-471-00935-0
OCLC:
70744341