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The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Ron Chernow

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, the National Book Award-winning biographer of the Morgan and Warburg banking families, gives us a history of the mogul "etched with uncommon objectivity a...
Publish Date
March 30
First Published in 1998
Goodreads rating
Nov 26, 2020
@phoenixvalue Fantastic book      source
I found Rockefeller to be strangely stoic, incredibly resilient, and, despite his reputation as a robber baron, humble and compassionate.      source
Aug 23, 2020
I strongly recommend all of these books, actually      source
This was a good book. Finished it the other week. Titan.      source
Nov 24, 2019
@Sociopathlete Great book      source
Feb 15, 2021
So you have the Jeff Bezos of his era being absolutely hammered by one of the first investigative journalists. I'd recommend reading/listening to Titan. But I'd love to see it on screen. Make it happen @Netflix.      source
Jan 19, 1999
One of the best business biographies I have ever read. It's a very interesting family story too. That is just a wonderful wonderful book and I don't know anybody who's read it and hasn't enjoyed it.       source