Andrew Carnegie (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Oct 30, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 896 pages
73 Reviews
In this magnificent biography, celebrated historian David Nasaw brings to life the fascinating rags- to-riches story of one of our most iconic business legends-Andrew Carnegie, America's first modern titan. From his first job as a bobbin boy at age thirteen to his status as the richest man in the world upon retirement, Carnegie was the embodiment of the American dream and the prototype of today's billionaire. Drawing on a trove of new material, Nasaw brilliantly plumbs the core of this fascinating and complex man, at last fixing him in his rightful place as one of the most compelling, elusive, and multifaceted personalities of the twentieth century.


  

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User Review  - Michael Guidera - Goodreads

Nasaw's premise of comparing Carnegie's life with his myth making, especially from his autobiography, made the book a little slow to get into. Once set though, it was often a ripping read. Read full review

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User Review  - Jenny Vavra - Goodreads

Too long and very dry. The official word for this is "thorough" Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
ONE
TWO
THREE
FOUR
FIVE
SIX
SEVEN
TWENTYFOUR
TWENTYFIVE
TWENTYSIX
TWENTYSEVEN
TWENTYEIGHT
TWENTYNINE
THIRTY
THIRTYONE

EIGHT
NINE
TEN
ELEVEN
TWELVE
THIRTEEN
FOURTEEN
FIFTEEN
SIXTEEN
SEVENTEEN
EIGHTEEN
NINETEEN
TWENTY
TWENTYONE
TWENTYTWO
TWENTYTHREE
THIRTYTWO
THIRTYTHREE
THIRTYFOUR
THIRTYFIVE
THIRTYSIX
THIRTYSEVEN
THIRTYEIGHT
THIRTYNINE
FORTY
FORTYONE
FORTYTWO
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS CITED
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INDEX
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

David Nasaw is the author of the nationally bestselling biography The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst, winner of the Bancroft Prize for History, the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Ambassador Book Prize for Biography, and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is currently a distinguished professor of history and Director for the Humanities at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

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