Unsung Heroes of American Industry

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Bloomsbury, Jan 5, 2004 - Businesspeople - 192 pages
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Worm farms, pearl-button making, pornography and beauty pageantry. These cottage industries hold the potential to make fortunes, though it's more likely they'll lead to bankruptcy and shattered dreams. This text introduces the visionaries who embody the aspirations of the American entrepreneur.

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About the author (2004)

Mark Jude Poirier grew up in Tucson, in a family of eleven children. He received a Maytag fellowship while at the Iowa Writers Workshop and was recently awarded a James A. Michener Fellowship. He is also a graduate of Georgetown, Stanford, and the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins. His stories have appeared in Jane, Bomb, and Tin House. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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