Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):9.6 x 6.6 x 1.7
- Publication Date:August 22, 1995
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In the annals of investing, Warren Buffett stands alone. Starting from scratch, simply by picking stocks and companies for investment, Buffett amassed one of the epochal fortunes of the 20th century. In this intriguing, highly readable biography, financial journalist Roger Lowenstein paints a sympathetic but clear-eyed full portrait of the Berkshire Hathaway CEO. 16 pages of photos.
Starting from scratch, simply by picking stocks and companies for investment, Warren Buffett amassed one of the epochal fortunes of the 20th century -- an astounding net worth of $10 billion and counting. That awesome record has made him a cult figure.
This illuminating biography reveals a man whose conscientiousness, integrity, and good humor exist alongside an odd emotional isolation. Buffett also masterfully traces his life: his enormously successful partnership; his early, inspired investments in American Express and Geico; his companionship and investment with Katharine Graham of the Washington Post; his role in the Capital Cities purchase of ABC; his unique relationship with his wife and mistress; and his rescue of the scandal-ridden Salomon Brothers.
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