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Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
Hunter Harrison, the revolutionary railroader from Memphis, dramatically turned four publicly traded companies into cash machines. Starting as a laborer when he was a wayward teenager, Harrison spent a half century in the rail business and nearly two decades running Illinois Central, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, and CSX.
The Only Woman in the Room: The Making of a Stockbroker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Stock market investing
Jean Hough Davey’s candid memoir of becoming one of the first women in North America to be licensed as a stockbroker. Jean was a pioneer who rose to the highest levels of her profession, becoming Vice President and Director of ScotiaMcLeod.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » American
"Under the Influence" is the compellingly readable and completely unauthorized saga of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch brewery it controlled for more than a century. This New York Times best seller is the first book to tell the whole story behind the All-American red, white and blue logo--an amazing tale of opportunism unbridled power, family conflict, sex scandals and violent death.
Burn Zones: Playing Life's Bad Hands
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A natural disaster devastated Jorge Newbery’s business, leaving him $26 million in debt. Against extraordinary odds, he rebuilt himself – and set out to help others do the same. Burn Zones is an inspirational story of a man who was pushed to his mental and physical limits, and came out the other side even stronger.
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 232,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Juan Trippe, first and last aviation tycoon in history—Roosevelt called him a “Yale educated gangster”--learned to fly in World War I. In 1927 Pan Am had one 90 miles route. By 1935 at great risk Trippe’s flying boats regularly crossed the Pacific. Buying up or driving out of business anyone who got in his way, he built Pan Am into a colossus that dominated the world.
From Bad to Worse to Best in Class: A Refugee's Success Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Forced to leave war-torn Vietnam, Hao Lam found the determination to succeed against all odds.
The Old Firm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Steve Challis. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Fiction » Business
The Old Firm is the story of how the genial, generous and gregarious George Charlesworth, master painter, manages to find enough work to feed his family and keep his men employed during the Great Depression of the 1930's. This is closely based on the Author's own father and his company. One difference is that Gregory Challlis had 10 children.

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