The first tycoon [electronic resource] : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt / T.J. Stiles.
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- ISBN: 9781415965924 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1415965927 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio, 2009.
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Captain, 1794-1847 -- Commodore, 1848-1860 -- King, 1861-1877.
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Read by Mark Deakins.
A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism. Founder of a dynasty, builder of the original Grand Central, creator of an impossibly vast fortune, Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt is an American icon. Humbly born on Staten Island during George Washington's presidency, he rose from boatman to builder of the nation's largest fleet of steamships to lord of a railroad empire.
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