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The autobiography of American business

Author: John Brooks
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Personal narratives by Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., Andrew Carnegie, William Zeckendorf, Henry Ford, Helena Rubinstein, Bernard Baruch, David Lilienthal and others.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Andrew Carnegie; Daniel Drew; Bernard M Baruch; J C Penney; Gerard B Lambert; Henry Ford; Alfred P Sloan; Clayton W Fountain; David Eli Lilienthal; William Zeckendorf; Robert T Elson; John H Dessauer; Jerry Della Femina; Bernard M Baruch; Andrew Carnegie; Jerry Della Femina; John H Dessauer; Daniel Drew; Henry Ford; David Eli Lilienthal; J C Penney; Alfred P Sloan; William Zeckendorf
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Brooks
ISBN: 0385064934 9780385064934
OCLC Number: 1031098
Description: xx, 380 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Founding father / Andrew Carnegie --
A classic fake / Daniel Drew --
The park-bench sage / Bernard M. Baruch --
The golden rule / J.C. Penny --
A merchant prince / Gerard B. Lambert --
The birth of the car / Henry Ford --
The testing of General Motors / Alfred P. Sloan --
Union guys / Clayton W. Fountain --
New dealer to businessman / David E. Lilienthal --
Zeckendorf rampant / William Zeckendorf --
The birth of Life / Robert T. Elson --
The rise of Xerox / John H. Dessauer --
Safari training on the Charles / Peter Cohen --
Trying harder / Robert Townsend --
Madness avenue / Jerry Della Femina --
Living it up in Geneva : Bernie Cornfeld / Bert Cantor --
Youth marketeers : Cortes Wesley Randall / Andrew Tobias --
Saving Wall Street / Donald T. Regan --
Madame / Helena Rubinstein.
Responsibility: edited by John Brooks.

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Personal narratives by Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., Andrew Carnegie, William Zeckendorf, Henry Ford, Helena Rubinstein, Bernard Baruch, David Lilienthal and others.

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