John Jacob Astor

John Jacob Astor
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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages : 321
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ISBN-13 : 9780471009351
ISBN-10 : 0471009350
Rating : 4/5 (50 Downloads)

Book Synopsis John Jacob Astor by : Axel Madsen

Download or read book John Jacob Astor written by Axel Madsen and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2002-03-14 with total page 321 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: On The Deal Maker: How William C. Durant Made General Motors: "A well-written biography."-New York Times On Stanwyck: The Life and Times of Barbara Stanwyck: "Madsen's admirably researched, insightful portrait of her aloof nature . . . reveals she was always torn between her wish to give of herself and her need to be in control."-Christian Science Monitor On Chanel: A Woman of Her Own: "Fascinating . . . . Takes the reader behind the coromandel veneers of Chanel's life."-New York Times Book Review "Carefully knits together the complex pattern of Chanel's complicated existence. It's not an easy task."-Toronto Globe and Mail On Gloria and Joe: "Axel Madsen finally gives the public a fascinating chronicle of the romance that could have ruined more than two careers."-Dallas Morning News On Cousteau: "Both critical and understanding. And it is exceptionally readable. Readers are well advised to take the plunge."-Chicago Tribune On Malraux: "Will stand as the best of more than a dozen books about Malraux in print."-Kansas City Star


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