Citizen Hearst: a biography of William Randolph Hearst, Volume 436

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Scribner, 1961 - Biography & Autobiography - 555 pages
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This is the enthralling and often outrageous story of America's most enigmatic millionnaire, William Randolph Hearst. The most powerful newspaper mogul for more than a half century was one of the most mysterious and fascinating characters in this country's history. 42 photos.

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User Review  - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing

This may still be the only book recommended for a Pulitzer by the editorial committee; and rejected by the Board of Directors. An excellent book on a highly influential American, whose power would put Rupert Murdoch to shame. Read full review

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User Review  - Brenda Leavy - Goodreads

Quite the character. A madman and possibly a genius. Many characters overlap from Hearst to Runyon. Will lead you to reading more bios and revisiting your hostory books. Also, whenever I start to feel guilty about spending too much money I can now just say "Well at least I'm no Hearst! Read full review


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