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Titan : the life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Author: Ron Chernow
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A biography of America's first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, Sr., drawing from Rockefeller's personal papers to provide information about his rustic origins, his creation of Standard Oil, his often controversial business tactics, and his personal relationships and attributes.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chernow, Ron.
Titan.
New York : Random House, ©1998
(OCoLC)605516390
Named Person: John D Rockefeller; John D Rockefeller; John D Rockefeller; John D Rockefeller; John D Rockefeller, Unternehmer 1839-1937.; John D Rockefeller
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Chernow
ISBN: 0679438084 9780679438083 9781400077304 1400077303
OCLC Number: 37615450
Awards: Winner of ALA Notable Books (Nonfiction) 1999
Short-listed for National Book Critics Circle Award (Biography) 1998
Description: xxii, 774 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prelude: Poison Tongue --
The Flimflam Man --
Fires of Revival --
Bound to Be Rich --
Baptism in Business --
The Auction --
The Poetry of the Age --
Millionaires' Row --
Conspirators --
The New Monarch --
Sphinx --
The Holy Family --
Insurrection in the Oil Fields --
Seat of Empire --
The Puppeteer --
Widow's Funeral --
A Matter of Trust --
Captains of Erudition --
Nemesis --
The Dauphin --
The Standard Oil Crowd --
The Enthusiast --
Avenging Angel --
Faith of Fools --
The Millionaires' Special --
The Codger --
The World's Richest Fugitive --
Judgment Day --
Benevolent Trust --
Massacre --
Introvert and Extrovert --
Confessional --
Dynastic Succession --
Past, Present, Future --
Heirs --
See You in Heaven.
Other Titles: Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr
Responsibility: Ron Chernow.

Abstract:

A biography of America's first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, Sr., drawing from Rockefeller's personal papers to provide information about his rustic origins, his creation of Standard Oil, his often controversial business tactics, and his personal relationships and attributes.
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