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Hetty

The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon

Hetty( )
Author: Slack, Charles
ISBN:978-0-06-054257-3
Publication Date:Oct 2005
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.95
Book Description:

When J. P. Morgan called a meeting of New York's financial leaders after the stock market crash of 1907, Hetty Green was the only woman in the room. The Guinness Book of World Records memorialized her as the World's Greatest Miser, and, indeed, this unlikely robber baron - who parlayed a comfortable inheritance into a fortune that was worth about 1.6 billion in today's dollars - was frugal to a fault. But in an age when women weren't even allowed to vote, never mind concern themselves...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Popular Culture
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):20.6 x 17.5 x 1.8 cm
Book Weight:0.264 Kilograms
Author Biography
Slack, Charles (Author)
Charles Slack is a former business reporter & feature writer for "The Richmond Times-Dispatch" & has contributed articles to many prominent national magazines. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.

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