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Baruch: My Own Story" is the memoirs of Bernard M. Baruch, a man whose life spanned the late nineteenth century and over half of the twentieth century. Given the time period, he is a man who has seen much having met seven presidents, witnessing two wars and working on Wall Street for a time. In these memoirs, Baruch has tried to "set forth the philosophy through which he h ...more
Hardcover, 337 pages
Published February 1st 1996 by Buccaneer Books (first published February 1993)
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It is a really good story about this man, how he grew up, what influenced him, the people he met, how he became involved in the financial arena (Wallstreet) during the early 1900's.
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"A arte de viver está menos em eliminar nossos problemas do que em crescer com eles".
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Great autobiography of a true patriotic American filled with the American dream.
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Bernard Mannes Baruch, the "Park Bench Statesman," made his fortune on Wall Street, but his greatest challenge and his greatest satisfaction were his service to his country as an economic adviser during both World Wars I and II and as a confidante to six presidents.

Bernard Mannes Baruch was born August 19, 1870, in Camden, the son of Simon and Isabelle Wolfe Baruch. His father was a German immig
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