The first tycoon the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

Title The first tycoon the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Names Stiles, T. J.
Book Number DB070495
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Chronicles the life of Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) in the context of America's transition from an agricultural society to an industrial economy. Highlights Vanderbilt's rise from boatman to railroad entrepreneur, his efforts to promote national reconciliation with the postbellum South, and his family life. Nat'l Book Award. Pulitzer Prize. 2009.
Narrator Sams, Robert.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Business - BUS
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Award-Winning Adult Books - AWA
Long Book - LO
Audience Notes A
Pulitzer Prize winner.
Award winner.
LC Subject Businessmen - United States - Biography
Millionaires - United States - Biography
Railroads - United States - History - 19th century
Steamboats - United States - History - 19th century
Call Number 973.5092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2009
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, the Library of Congress, 2009
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. 9780375415425
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