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MEET YOU IN HELL: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership that Transformed America

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Life lesson number one for a would-be robber baron: Don't cross Andrew Carnegie.Prolific genre novelist Standiford (Havana Run, 2003, etc.) turns to fact to portray the fraught partnership of steelmaker Carnegie and Henry Frick, supplier of industrial coke to the world. Frick was a tough dealer, but Carnegie was tougher; when the coke producers of Pittsburgh agreed to fix a price of $1.50 per ton ... Read full review

Review: Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, And the Bitter Partnership That Transformed America

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Robert Finn

The dramatic centerpiece of Les Standiford's dual biography of Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick is the bloody clash between striking steelworkers and imported Pinkerton "detectives" at Carnegie's Homestead, PA plant in early July of 1892. Fourteen people were killed in that battle, and many more injured. Homestead may have been the signature event in the intertwined careers of Carnegie and ... Read full review


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