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The Resource The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles

The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles

Label
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Title
The first tycoon
Title remainder
the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Statement of responsibility
T.J. Stiles
Title variation
1st tycoon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism. We see Vanderbilt help to launch the transportation revolution, propel the Gold Rush, reshape Manhattan, and invent the modern corporation
Summary
A biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism, documenting how Vanderbilt helped launch the transportation revolution, propel the Gold Rush, reshape Manhattan, and invent the modern corporation
Award
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2009.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
individual biography
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302956
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.5092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.V23
LC item number
S85 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Label
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book:--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [691]-702) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Captain, 1794-1847 -- Commodore, 1848-1860 -- King, 1861-1877
Control code
18298738
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 719 pages, 36 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780375415425
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008047879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn244055656
  • (OCoLC)244055656
Label
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book:--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [691]-702) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Captain, 1794-1847 -- Commodore, 1848-1860 -- King, 1861-1877
Control code
18298738
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 719 pages, 36 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780375415425
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008047879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn244055656
  • (OCoLC)244055656

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