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Ignorance, confidence, and filthy rich friends : the business adventures of Mark Twain, chronic speculator and entrepreneur

Author: Peter Krass
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the entire world knows Mark Twain as the renowned author of many classic American novels, few people are aware that he was also a highly successful businessman. In fact, more than half of his life was consumed by moneymaking pursuits, which often resulted in writing projects being neglected--but at the same time, these adventures were the inspiration behind many of the characters found in his books.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Krass, Peter.
Ignorance, confidence, and filthy rich friends.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007
(DLC) 2006030738
(OCoLC)71369281
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Krass
ISBN: 9780470117200 0470117206 1280827076 9781280827075
OCLC Number: 124040312
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 278 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Ignorance, Confidence, and Filthy Rich Friends; CONTENTS; Chapter 1: EARLY HARD KNOCKS ON THE ROAD TO RICHES AND FAME; Chapter 2: HOW TO QUIT A GOOD JOB AND THEN LOSE A MILLION DOLLARS; Chapter 3: SOMETIMES NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF A CAREER; Chapter 4: WELCOME TO CORPORATE AMERICA: HARD-NOSED NEGOTIATING AND PROFIT-DRIVEN MANAGEMENT; Chapter 5: SUCKED INTO THE GILDED AGE: MONEY LUST AND THE MAKING OF AN INVETOR; Chapter 6: SEEING AND SEIZING OPPORTUNITIES: VENTURE CAPILTALIST AND WALL STREET SPECULATOR. Chapter 7: BOLD VISION AND IMAGINATION: HOW TWAIN MADE GENERAL U.S. GRANT-AND HIMSELF-RICHChapter 8: A SHAKESPEAREAN BUSINESS TALE: HOW BLIND LOVE IN BUSINESS TURNS TO TRAGEDY; Chapter 9: ENDURING FINANCIAL CRISIS AND ADVERSITY: A ROCKEFELLER CRONY COMES TO THE RESCUE; Chapter 10: SALVAGING A CAREER AND DIGNITY; Chapter 11: BACK IN THE SADDLE: PLAYING THE INSIDER'S GAME; SELECTED MARK TWAIN MAXIMS; NOTES; INDEX.
Responsibility: Peter Krass.

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Mark Twain was not only a legendary author and humorist; he was also a successful businessman in a variety of ventures. He founded his own publishing house where he made a killing of $2. 5 million in  Read more...

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