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Carnegie: The Richest Man in the World

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This book charts the life of Andrew Carnegie, from Dunfermline bobbin boy to Steel King of America. The empire he forged in the steel furnaces of Pittsburgh was sold in 1901 for $480 million and Andrew Carnegie retired from business life as the richest man in the world. Carnegie was born in Dunfermline in 1835, but poverty forced the Carnegies to immigrate to Pittsburgh. A ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Sutton Publishing (first published 2005)
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Grumpylibrarian
Aug 05, 2008 Grumpylibrarian rated it it was ok
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I found this a sort of hobbled-together biography, filled with quotations from OTHER biographies of Carnegie. I'm certain there is a more authoritative and skilled version of Carnegie's incredibly interesting life.
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