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John Jacob Astor and the fur trade

Author: Lewis K Parker
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2003.
Series: Reading power.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Introduces John Jacob Astor, who came to the United States in 1784, began work as a clerk for a fur trader, later went into business for himself, and died in 1848 as the richest man in America.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: John Jacob Astor; John Jacob Astor; John Jacob Astor; John Jacob Astor
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis K Parker
ISBN: 0823964477 9780823964475
OCLC Number: 48837435
Description: 24 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Coming to America --
Early life in America --
The fur trade --
After the fur trade.
Series Title: Reading power.
Responsibility: Lewis K. Parker.

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Introduces John Jacob Astor, who came to the United States in 1784, began work as a clerk for a fur trader, later went into business for himself, and died in 1848 as the richest man in America.

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