Andrew Carnegie: From Rags to Richest (American Lives) by Willard Sterne Randall, Nancy Nahra

By Willard Sterne Randall, Nancy Nahra

Andrew Carnegie led a unprecedented existence. He used to be the very embodiment of the yank dream - a Scottish immigrant who fled the grinding poverty of his fatherland to begin anew in the USA. He turned the wealthiest guy on the planet, then, on the finish of his existence, gave all of it away. He considered himself as labor's maximum champion; in time, hard work considered him as their such a lot detested enemy. This short-form publication stocks his impressive tale.

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