A disposition to be rich: how a small-town pastor's son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
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First edition.
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9780679445302, 0679445307
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418 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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Wright Farms - Adult Nonfiction
HISTORY US 19TH i
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The compelling, unknown, behind-the-scenes story of the greatest swindler of the Gilded Age, whose villainy bankrupted Ulysses S. Grant and stunned the world of finance--told by his great-grandson, the award-winning historian Ward.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-399) and index.
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The compelling, unknown, behind-the-scenes story of the greatest swindler of the Gilded Age, whose villainy bankrupted Ulysses S. Grant and stunned the world of finance--told by his great-grandson, the award-winning historian Ward.
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Ward, G. C. (2012). A disposition to be rich: how a small-town pastor's son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ward, Geoffrey C. 2012. A Disposition to Be Rich: How a Small-town Pastor's Son Ruined an American President, Brought On a Wall Street Crash, and Made Himself the Best-hated Man in the United States. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ward, Geoffrey C, A Disposition to Be Rich: How a Small-town Pastor's Son Ruined an American President, Brought On a Wall Street Crash, and Made Himself the Best-hated Man in the United States. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

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Ward, Geoffrey C. A Disposition to Be Rich: How a Small-town Pastor's Son Ruined an American President, Brought On a Wall Street Crash, and Made Himself the Best-hated Man in the United States. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. Print.

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