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A disposition to be rich : how a small-town pastor's son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States / by Geoffrey C. Ward.

Ward, Geoffrey C. (Author).
Book Book (2012.)
Description: p. cm.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 9780679445302
  • ISBN: 0679445307
  • Edition: 1st ed.
General Note: "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Pt. 1. The Puritan -- The higher calling -- Labouring in hope -- Chastened and sanctified -- pt. 2. One of the worst boys -- A contest for principle & truth -- The triumph of the monster, "War" -- Suspected of evil -- pt. 3. The young Napoleon of finance -- The Avaricious spirit -- The bonanza man -- The imaginary business -- Tears of grateful joy -- The end has come -- pt. 4. The best hated man in the United States -- A magnificent and audacious swindle -- A verdict at last -- The model prisoner -- All that loved me are in heaven -- pt. 5. The loving father -- Driven to desperation -- The kidnapping -- Epilogue: The loving father.

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Ward, Geoffrey C. "A disposition to be rich : how a small-town pastor's son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States." New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

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