TITAN: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The archetypal American institution-builder—in industry, philanthropy, and the family dynasty bearing his name—is etched with uncommon objectivity and literary grace by National Book Award—winning business historian Chernow (The Death of the Banker, 1997, etc.). "Silence, mystery, and evasion" perpetually enveloped the founder of the world's first great industrial trust, enabling him to crush ... Read full review

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Titan The Life of John D. Rockfeller Sr

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I was most impressed with this story. It reveals the dealing of one man who in reality helped build the good ole USA. even though at times it revealed the story of one enormous enterprise destroying ... Read full review

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Titan was a long and thorough read. Definitely not for someone without time to commit. It really focuses on Rockafeller's personality in great detail. He was a quirky and driven man. A fantastic read.

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User Review  - Chi - Goodreads

Sometimes you read a book that changes your view of the world...this book definitely opened my eyes to my parents' generation's behavior and world view. It presents the growth of the oil business in this country, and makes you ashamed and awed at the same time. Read full review

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