The monopolists : obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game
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New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.
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9781608199631, 1608199630
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313 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Wright Farms - Adult Nonfiction
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"The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins. Most think it was invented by an unemployed Pennsylvanian who sold his game to Parker Brothers during the Great Depression in 1935 and lived happily--and richly--ever after. That story, however, is not exactly true"--

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-301) and index.
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"The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins. Most think it was invented by an unemployed Pennsylvanian who sold his game to Parker Brothers during the Great Depression in 1935 and lived happily--and richly--ever after. That story, however, is not exactly true"--,Provided by publisher.
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Pilon, M. (2015). The monopolists: obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game. New York: Bloomsbury.

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Pilon, Mary. 2015. The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game. New York: Bloomsbury.

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Pilon, Mary, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015.

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Pilon, Mary. The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015. Print.

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