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Jim Fisk; the career of an improbable rascal.

Author: W A Swanberg; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: New York, Scribner [1959]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Life and times of an American railroad capitalist and speculator, 1834-1872.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Swanberg, W.A., 1907-
Jim Fisk.
New York, Scribner [1959]
(OCoLC)600314549
Named Person: James Fisk, Jr.; James Fisk, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W A Swanberg; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
OCLC Number: 391510
Description: 310 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: All aboard! --
Prince of Peddlers --
The scarlet woman of Wall Street --
The gentle double-cross --
Who's your judge? --
The siege of Fort Taylor --
The Black Horse Cavalry --
Thunderstruck and dumfounded --
The big fix --
The sky is the limit --
Nothing is lost save honor --
Orgies unspeakable --
The Gould plan for prosperity --
In up to the handle --
Collapse, and company --
Propagandist Fisk --
Railroader Fisk --
Impresario Fisk --
Colonel Fisk --
Stale beer and rotten cheese --
Fisk at Bunker Hill --
The Colonel's combat fatigue --
Those dreadful billets-doux --
Washday in Yorkville --
A special stinkpot --
Such a good boy! --
Where the woodbine twineth.

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Life and times of an American railroad capitalist and speculator, 1834-1872.

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