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The life and legend of Jay Gould

Author: Maury Klein
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clears up misconceptions about the legendary American businessman, explains why he became the most hated man in America, and assesses his influence on American business.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Klein, Maury, 1939-
Life and legend of Jay Gould.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)567997038
Named Person: Jay Gould; Jay Gould; Jay Gould; Jay (1836-1892) Gould
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maury Klein
ISBN: 0801828805 9780801828805
OCLC Number: 12837836
Description: xvi, 595 pages, [18] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Maury Klein.
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Clears up misconceptions about the legendary American businessman, explains why he became the most hated man in America, and assesses his influence on American business.

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"Klein... has delved deep into archives that most previous writers on Gould have ignored, and is able to back up his revisionist assertions with a multitude of telling details." -- New York Times

 
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