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Madsen, Axel Author
John Jacob Astor [electronic resource]: America's First Multimillionaire
Wiley [Imprint] Jan. 2001 Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
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SUBJECT Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848
Businesspeople -- Biography
United States -- Economic Conditions -- To 1865
Physical Description 320 p. ill 24.650 x 016.250 cm
Restrictions on Access Available for distribution in: USA, UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, NEW ZEALAND
Note Annotation On The Deal Maker: How William C. Durant Made General Motors:<br />"A well-written biography."-New York Times<br /><br />On Stanwyck: The Life and Times of Barbara Stanwyck:<br />"Madsen's admirably researched, insightful portrait of her aloof nature . . . reveals she was always torn between her wish to give of herself and her need to be in control."-Christian Science Monitor<br /><br />On Chanel: A Woman of Her Own:<br />"Fascinating . . . . Takes the reader behind the coromandel veneers of Chanel's life."-New York Times Book Review<br />"Carefully knits together the complex pattern of Chanel's complicated existence. It's not an easy task."-Toronto Globe and Mail<br /><br />On Gloria and Joe:<br />"Axel Madsen finally gives the public a fascinating chronicle of the romance that could have ruined more than two careers."-Dallas Morning News<br /><br />On Cousteau:<br />"Both critical and understanding. And it is exceptionally readable. Readers are well advised to take the plunge."-Chicago Tribune<br /><br />On Malraux:<br />"Will stand as the best of more than a dozen books about Malraux in print."-Kansas City Star
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