Appetite for America how visionary businessman Fred Harvey built a railroad hospitality empire that civilized the Wild West

Title Appetite for America how visionary businessman Fred Harvey built a railroad hospitality empire that civilized the Wild West
Names Fried, Stephen.
Book Number DBC03325
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Fred Harvey represented American hospitality for many years. This book tells the stories of the man, his family, his company, and America. He tried various roles before business instincts and ambitions merged with the Santa Fe Railroad's founding. As the railroad's growth aided rapid westward expansion, Harvey established the first chain restaurants, called Harvey House. The company remained private and profitable through the railroad's decline and into the Depression. Bestseller.
Narrator Herr, Bruce.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Business - BUS
History - History of the American West - HUSW
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Audience Notes Bestseller.
Male narrator.
LC Subject Restaurateurs - United States - Biography
Cooking, American
Railroads - West (U.S.) - History
Call Number 647.95092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2016
Publication Info Santa Fe : New Mexico Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, New Mexico State Library, 2016
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Bantam Books, [2010] 9780553804379
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