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Never enough : Donald Trump and the pursuit of success
Never enough : Donald Trump and the pursuit of success
D'Antonio, Michael, 1955- author.
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Physical Description:
389 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
"In one way or another, Donald Trump has been a topic of conversation in America for almost forty years. No one in the world of business-not Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, or Warren Buffett-has been as famous as Trump for as long. First associated with high-profile real estate development in 1970s Manhattan, his name has since become synonymous with success defined by wealth and luxury. What does one make of a grown man who, when he argues with women, stoops to insulting their appearance and habitually courts controversy? What if the same man were among the most prominent people in the world, and a privately generous person who once handed a dying child a $50,000 check so that he could enjoy the last months of his life? Add to the picture a kind of resilience that has allowed him to stage countless comebacks and truly a boundless level of optimism, and you get a figure so compelling that he cannot be dismissed simply because of his personality, "--Novelist.
The Trumps of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Klondike -- The boy king -- Apprentice -- Fear City -- Donald saves Midtown -- Towering Trump -- Celebrity Donald -- Donald in Suckerland -- Luck runs out -- Trump the spectacle -- New Trump -- Candidate Trump -- Trump the TV show -- "The beauty of me" -- A not-so-innocent abroad -- Postscript: understanding Donald.
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