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Routines and orgies : the life of Peter Cundill, financial genius, philosopher, and philanthropist

Author: Christopher Risso-Gill
Publisher: Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The biography of value investor Peter Cundill - marathon runner, world-traveler, philosopher, cultural enthusiast, and playboy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biography
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Risso-Gill, Christopher, 1948-
Routines and orgies.
Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014
(OCoLC)884616587
Named Person: Peter Cundill; Peter Cundill
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Risso-Gill
ISBN: 9780773596870 0773596879
OCLC Number: 884616588
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (422 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Half-title""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""PART ONE""; ""1 Some Family History""; ""2 An Unusual Childhood""; ""3 Rites of Passage""; ""4 The Early Journals: A Sampler""; ""5 New Challenges""; ""6 Vancouver-Bound""; ""7 Apprenticeship on the Move""; ""8 Going It Alone""; ""PART TWO""; ""9 Taking the Plunge""; ""10 Epiphany and a Fallen Idol""; ""11 The Cundill Value Fund""; ""12 Tilting at Windmills""; ""13 European Experiments and Expeditions""; ""14 A Tale of Two Cities""; ""15 Cycles and Sashimi""; ""16 Crisis and Opportunity"" ""17 A Farewell and a Promise""""PART THREE""; ""18 Vintages �48 and �38""; ""19 The Everest Trek""; ""20 The International High Life""; ""21 In Dante�s Dark Wood""; ""22 Confidence Regained""; ""23 Reclaiming the Initiative""; ""24 Travelling with Purpose""; ""25 Alarums and Excursions""; ""PART FOUR""; ""26 Reality Checks""; ""27 Now We Begin Again""; ""28 A Year of Anniversaries""; ""29 The Perfect Balance""; ""30 The Turn of the Tide""; ""31 The Seeds of a Troubled Decade""; ""32 Confronting Mortality""; ""PART FIVE""; ""33 A Bachelor Again""; ""34 Time Present"" ""35 Triumph and Disaster""""36 The Turn of the Screw""; ""PART SIX""; ""37 A Brief Respite""; ""38 The Tide Turns Again""; ""39 The Spark of Life Regained""; ""40 Living in the Moment""; ""41 Fast Lane to the Finish""; ""Epilogue""; ""APPENDICES""; ""Appendix A: Net-net Work Sheet""; ""Appendix B: Notes from a Battle-Scarred Warrior""; ""Index""
Responsibility: Christopher Risso-Gill.
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The biography of value investor Peter Cundill - marathon runner, world-traveler, philosopher, cultural enthusiast, and playboy.

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