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Title:
The education of an American dreamer : how a son of Greek immigrants learned his way from a Nebraska diner to Washington, Wall Street, and beyond
Author:
Peterson, Peter G.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Twelve, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
vii, 375 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Full of sharp portraits and humorous, telling descriptions of the many statesmen and financiers Peterson has known over the years, "The Education of an American Dreamer" is a richly satisfying journey through a fascinating man's life--beginning in Kearney, Nebraska, as an eight-year-old manning the cash register, to Secretary of Commerce in Nixon's paranoid White House, to the tumultuous days of Lehman Brothers, and on to the creation of The Blackstone Group, one of the great financial enterprises in recent times.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780446556033
Format :
Book

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