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The richest woman in America : Hetty Green in the gilded age / Janet Wallach.

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Author/Creator:
Wallach, Janet, 1942-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 281 p., plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Title Variation:
Hetty Green in the gilded age
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-261) and index.
Contents:
  • The spirit within
  • A polished reflection
  • A city of riches
  • America booming
  • Irrational exuberance
  • A willful war
  • A will to win
  • A new life
  • Return to America
  • A forceful woman
  • Changing times
  • Against the trend
  • The education of children
  • Texas
  • The glitter of gold
  • Crazy as a fox
  • A new Hetty
  • Family matters
  • A cool head
  • Panic again
  • Remarkable changes
  • Home
  • Epilogue
  • The wisdom of Hetty Green.
Summary:
A captivating biography of America's first female tycoon, Hetty Green, the iconoclast who forged one of the greatest fortunes of her time.
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ISBN:
9780385531979
0385531974

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