The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T. J. Stiles

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.

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The 435th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - National Book Award - Nonfiction (National Book Foundation)
  2. - Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography (Pulitzer Prize)

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The First Tycoon Kindle Edition 39084 $12.79 2009
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt Hardcover 480833 $77.50 $4.45 2009
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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt By T.J. Stiles Hardcover 1703914 $28.37 $11.96 2008