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The Richest Woman in America

Hetty Green in the Gilded Age

The Richest Woman in America( )
Author: Wallach, Janet
ISBN:978-0-307-47457-5
Publication Date:Jun 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Anchor
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

No woman in the Gilded Age made as much money as Hetty Green, America's first female tycoon. A strong woman who forged her own path, she was worth at least $100 million by the end of her life in 1916--equal to about $2.5 billion today. Green was mocked for her simple Quaker ways and her unfashionable frugality in an era of opulence and excess; the press even nicknamed her "The Witch of Wall Street." But those who knew her admired her wit and wisdom, and while financiers...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Rich & Famous
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.675 Pounds



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