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Ignorance, confidence, and filthy rich friends [electronic resource] : the business adventures of Mark Twain, chronic speculator and entrepreneur /

Peter Krass.

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Main Author: Krass, Peter.
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Topics: Authors, American - 19th century - Biography. | LITERARY CRITICISM - American - General. | Authors, American. | Twain, Mark. | Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 - Knowledge - Commerce.
Regions: United States - Commerce - History - 19th century. | United States.
Genres: History | Electronic books. | Biography.
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Ignorance, Confidence, and Filthy Rich Friends; CONTENTS; Chapter 1: EARLY HARD KNOCKS ON THE ROAD TO RICHES AND FAME; Chapter 2: HOW TO QUIT A GOOD JOB AND THEN LOSE A MILLION DOLLARS; Chapter 3: SOMETIMES NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF A CAREER; Chapter 4: WELCOME TO CORPORATE AMERICA: HARD-NOSED NEGOTIATING AND PROFIT-DRIVEN MANAGEMENT; Chapter 5: SUCKED INTO THE GILDED AGE: MONEY LUST AND THE MAKING OF AN INVETOR; Chapter 6: SEEING AND SEIZING OPPORTUNITIES: VENTURE CAPILTALIST AND WALL STREET SPECULATOR.
Chapter 7: BOLD VISION AND IMAGINATION: HOW TWAIN MADE GENERAL U.S. GRANT-AND HIMSELF-RICHChapter 8: A SHAKESPEAREAN BUSINESS TALE: HOW BLIND LOVE IN BUSINESS TURNS TO TRAGEDY; Chapter 9: ENDURING FINANCIAL CRISIS AND ADVERSITY: A ROCKEFELLER CRONY COMES TO THE RESCUE; Chapter 10: SALVAGING A CAREER AND DIGNITY; Chapter 11: BACK IN THE SADDLE: PLAYING THE INSIDER'S GAME; SELECTED MARK TWAIN MAXIMS; NOTES; INDEX.
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