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Title:
The eccentric billionaire : John D. MacArthur-- empire builder, reluctant philanthropist, relentless adversary
Author:
Kriplen, Nancy.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : AMACOM/ American Management Association, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xii, 224 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Ransoming the ruby -- Breaking the sod -- Baby John -- Life with father -- The competitor -- Every little breeze -- Catherine T -- Staying afloat -- The mother lode -- Divorce-- and death -- Hat trick -- Down among the sheltering palms -- Banyan trees and hibiscus hedges -- Hogs get slaughtered -- The colonnades -- Founding a foundation -- Palm Beach prometheus -- Lost and sometimes found -- Royal summons -- And with dignity -- Genius.
ISBN:
9780814408896
Format :
Book