Andrew Carnegie (Google eBook)
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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Review: Andrew CarnegieUser 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
Review: Andrew CarnegieUser Review - Jenny Vavra - Goodreads
Too long and very dry. The official word for this is "thorough" Read full review