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The Resource The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles

The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles

Label
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Title
The first tycoon
Title remainder
the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Statement of responsibility
T.J. Stiles
Title variation
1st tycoon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism. We see Vanderbilt help to launch the transportation revolution, propel the Gold Rush, reshape Manhattan, and invent the modern corporation
Award
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2009.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
individual biography
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302956
Cataloging source
DLC
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Stiles, T. J
Dewey number
973.5092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius
  • Businessmen
  • Millionaires
  • Railroads
  • Steamboats
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Label
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book:--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [691]-702) and index
Contents
Captain, 1794-1847 -- Commodore, 1848-1860 -- King, 1861-1877
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 719 p., [36] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375415425
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2008-47879
Note
MPL copy presented by the Hurl Memorial.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn244055656
Label
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book:--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [691]-702) and index
Contents
Captain, 1794-1847 -- Commodore, 1848-1860 -- King, 1861-1877
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 719 p., [36] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375415425
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2008-47879
Note
MPL copy presented by the Hurl Memorial.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn244055656

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