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The Plungers and the Peacocks free pdf This is the story of the men and women who for 170 years have relentlessly pursued wealth and glory along a narrow chasm of a street in lower Manhattan. Dana Thomas brings to life the characters, stories, excitement and tragedies that have become part of the financial fabric of America. His meticulous research - including access to many private letters, diaries and memoirs necver befor enmade public - has resulted in an entertaining and informative account of the some of the most gripping tales of "the street". Stories range from Billie Durrant and his founding of General Motors to the bordellos and free love of the Caitlin sisters.

About Dana Thomas

Dana L. Thomas was an associate editor of Barron's National Business and Financial Weekly and has written numerous articles and books on business and finance, including Fifty Great Amercians: The Story of AMerican Statehood, Living Adventures in Philosphy and Let the Chips Fall. Born in Brighton, Mass, in 1918 Dana Thomas attended Harvard where he concentrated on history and economics. During the Second World War he served as a news editor and military historian attached to the Third Army of General George S. Patton.

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Author : Dana Thomas
Publisher : Texere Publishing,US
Data Published : 24 October 2001
ISBN : 1587991098
EAN : 9781587991097
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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