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The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles

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The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Title
The first tycoon
Title remainder
the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
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T.J. Stiles
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Language
eng
Summary
A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism. We see Vanderbilt help to launch the transportation revolution, propel the Gold Rush, reshape Manhattan, and invent the modern corporation
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Title
The first tycoon
Creator
Summary
A biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism, documenting how Vanderbilt helped launch the transportation revolution, propel the Gold Rush, reshape Manhattan, and invent the modern corporation
Subject
Genre
Award
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2009.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
individual biography
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.5092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.V23
LC item number
S85 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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1st tycoon
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles
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The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [691]-702) and index
Contents
Captain, 1794-1847 -- Commodore, 1848-1860 -- King, 1861-1877
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ocn244055656
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 719 p., [36] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375415425
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008047879
Other physical details
ill., maps

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