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The Resource 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, Geoffrey C. Ward

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, Geoffrey C. Ward

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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
Title
A disposition to be rich
Title remainder
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
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey C. Ward
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Geoffrey C
Dewey number
974.7/03092
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.W2752
LC item number
W37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ward, Ferdinand De Wilton
  • Capitalists and financiers
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Financial crises
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Grant, Ulysses S.
  • Children of clergy
  • Ward, F. De W.
  • Rochester (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
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, Geoffrey C. Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. The puritan -- The higher calling -- Labouring in hope -- Chastened and sanctified -- pt. 2. One of the worst boys -- A contest for Principle & Truth -- The triumph of the Monster, "War" -- Suspected of evil -- pt. 3. The young Napoleon of finance-- The avaricious spirit -- The bonanza man -- The imaginary business -- Tears of grateful joy -- The end has come -- pt. 4. The best-hated man in the United States -- A magnificent and audacious swindle -- A verdict at last -- The model prisoner -- All that loved me are in heaven -- pt. 5. The loving father -- Driven to desperation -- The kidnapping -- Epilogue
Control code
BK0010158358
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
418 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780679445302
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2011035140
Other physical details
ill.
Label
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, Geoffrey C. Ward
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. The puritan -- The higher calling -- Labouring in hope -- Chastened and sanctified -- pt. 2. One of the worst boys -- A contest for Principle & Truth -- The triumph of the Monster, "War" -- Suspected of evil -- pt. 3. The young Napoleon of finance-- The avaricious spirit -- The bonanza man -- The imaginary business -- Tears of grateful joy -- The end has come -- pt. 4. The best-hated man in the United States -- A magnificent and audacious swindle -- A verdict at last -- The model prisoner -- All that loved me are in heaven -- pt. 5. The loving father -- Driven to desperation -- The kidnapping -- Epilogue
Control code
BK0010158358
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
418 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780679445302
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2011035140
Other physical details
ill.

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