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Hetty

The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon

Hetty( )
Author: Slack, Charles
ISBN:978-0-06-054256-6
Publication Date:Nov 2004
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Ecco
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

A full century before Martha Stewart, Oprah, and Madonna became icons, generations before women swept through Wall Street, and decades before they even had the right to vote, there was Hetty Green, America's richest woman, who stood alone among the roguish giants of the Gilded Age as the first lady of capitalism and is remembered as the Witch of Wall Street.

At the time of her death in 1916, Hetty Green's personal fortune was estimated at $100 million ($1.6 billion today),...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Popular Culture
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.93 Inches
Book Weight:0.93 Pounds
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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