The Resource Titan : the life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Ron Chernow

Titan : the life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Ron Chernow

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Titan : the life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
Title
Titan
Title remainder
the life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
Statement of responsibility
Ron Chernow
Title variation
Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of America's first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, Sr., drawing from Rockefeller's personal papers to provide information about his rustic origins, his creation of Standard Oil, his often controversial business tactics, and his personal relationships and attributes
Title
Titan
Creator
Summary
John D. Rockefeller, Sr., history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty, is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow gives us a detailed and insightful history of the mogul. Titan is the first full-length biography based on unrestricted access to Rockefeller's exceptionally rich trove of papers. A landmark publication full of startling revelations, the book indelibly alters our image of this most enigmatic capitalist
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Award
  • Award/Notable book
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
individual biography
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 338.7/622382/092
  • B
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Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.R75
LC item number
C47 1998
Literary form
non fiction
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Ron Chernow
Titan : the life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Ron Chernow
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Titan : the life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Ron Chernow
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 737-749) 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
  • Conspirators
  • The New Monarch
  • Sphinx
  • The Holy Family
  • Insurrection in the Oil Fields
  • Seat of Empire
  • The Puppeteer
  • Widow's Funeral
  • A Matter of Trust
  • Captains of Erudition
  • Prelude: Poison Tongue
  • Nemesis
  • The Dauphin
  • The Standard Oil Crowd
  • The Enthusiast
  • Avenging Angel
  • Faith of Fools
  • The Millionaires' Special
  • The Codger
  • The World's Richest Fugitive
  • Judgment Day
  • The Flimflam Man
  • Benevolent Trust
  • Massacre
  • Introvert and Extrovert
  • Confessional
  • Dynastic Succession
  • Past, Present, Future
  • Heirs
  • See You in Heaven
  • Fires of Revival
  • Bound to Be Rich
  • Baptism in Business
  • The Auction
  • The Poetry of the Age
  • Millionaires' Row
Control code
83291
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xxii, 774 pages
Isbn
9780679438083
Lccn
97033117
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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