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Marquis De Mores: Dakota Capitalist, French Nationalist

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Textbook Binding, 249 pages
Published June 1st 1972 by North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies
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Alexander Polsky
Mar 20, 2013 Alexander Polsky rated it liked it
"Who dares wins" -- that's the famous SAS motto. Well, the Marquis de Mores surely dared, but he did not win. A raging manic, he did not want for ambition or energy, but success eluded him across several continents and many fields of endeavor.

A Frenchman of dubious nobility, he'd found himself a rich wife, and set upon making his fortune in cattle in the 1880s in the Dakotas. It didn't quite work out:

He failed, as he failed at everything -- spectacularly, expensively and passionately. As the boo
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