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Free download Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Charles Slack ☆ 5 Download A full century before Martha Stewart Oprah and Madonna became icons generations before women swept through Wall Street and decades before they even had the right to vote there was Hetty Green America's richest woman who stood alone among the roguish giants of the Gilded Age as the first lady of capitalism and is remembered as the Witch of Wall StreetAt the time of her death in 1916 Hetty Green's personal fortune was estimated at 100 million 16 billion today and the financial empire she built on real estate and railroads rivaled that of Andrew Carnegie Jay Gould J P Morgan John D Rockefeller and some of the nation's biggest banks Today Hetty Green ranks near the top of America's list of greatest financiers in com. This is a very average book It contains a few interesting snippets but if one wants to read about interesting business people there are many better optionsI found too much of the text was devoted to years before she started in business Undoubtedly this was because the author was able to gather material about these years not because they were very relevant in themselvesIt also turns me off when an author makes conjectures using the term undoubtedly which this author does than onceA die hard reader of business biographies may like this book and rate it average as I did A reader who is not that keen on the genre will undoubtedly be put off the the genre completely after this Rayleigh Through Time years before she started in business Undoubtedly this was because the author was able to gather material about these Biggles Flies East years not because they were very relevant in themselvesIt also turns me off when an author makes conjectures using the term undoubtedly which this author does than onceA die hard reader of business biographies may like this book and rate it average as I did A reader who is not that keen on the genre will undoubtedly be put off the the genre completely after this

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Free download Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Charles Slack ☆ 5 Download Cial papers to her father to the battle over her inheritance that was one of the most controversial legal cases of her time; from her collisions with railroad magnate Collis Huntington to her rescue of New York City from financial ruinLooking well beyond the lore and historical prejudices Charles Slack presents a full portrait of a true American original a female Citizen Kane who having turned away from the conventions of her time as a woman a wife a mother and a mogul led a life of a different sort with occasionally tragic results becoming both a hero and a victim of her era Above all it is a story of an uncompromising larger than life flawed woman who ruled a vast financial empire but was known simply as Hetty. A well researched and deftly written biography of one of the early 20th century s most intriguing Americans

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Free download Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Charles Slack ☆ 5 Download Pany with Microsoft founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett But in history books she has remained merely a footnote a miser and an eccentric whose character flaws and personal choices unjustly overshadowed her remarkable accomplishments on the fierce battlefield of American industry and commerceIn Hetty Charles Slack reexamines the life work and conflicted legacy of the exceptionally resourceful ruthless and inimitable woman who turned a comfortable inheritance into a fortune through instinct courage cunning greed and determination to succeed at a man's game on her own terms from her childhood in the uaker community of New Bedford Massachusetts where she learned about business by reading finan. Hetty Green known to her legion of detractors as the Witch of Wall Street became the richest woman in the world through a combination of financial genius and utter ruthlessness living like a pauper and caring nothing for what the world thought of her Her two children found it much less pleasant Not a likable character by any means and yet there is something almost admirable in the way this flinty uintessentially New England Yankee competed with powerful men in a man s world and won This is a fascinating story now largely forgotten with numerous local angles and locations from New Bedford to Vermont Alan


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    PDF NEW [Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon] I thought I'd totally dig this book I love reading about 1 American history 2 especially women in American history 3 especially women beating men at their own game in American history and 4 especially women beating men at their own game in American Victorian to Progressive era history And I remembered seeing a picture of Hetty in the Guinness World Records when I was in grade school She was deemed the world's worse miser or somet

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  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon
  • Charles Slack
  • English
  • 04 January 2019
  • 9780060542566