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The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles

Label
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Title
The first tycoon
Title remainder
the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Statement of responsibility
T.J. Stiles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for biography, 2010; National Book Award for nonfiction, 2009.
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stiles, T. J
Dewey number
973.5092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.V23
LC item number
S85 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius
  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius
  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius
  • Businessmen
  • Millionaires
  • Railroads
  • Steamboats
  • Businessmen
  • Millionaires
  • Railroads
  • Steamboats
  • Businessmen
  • Millionaires
  • Railroads
  • Steamboats
  • United States
Label
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 691-702) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Captain 1794-1847. The islander -- The duelist -- A tricky god -- Nemesis -- Sole control -- Man of honor -- pt. 2. Commodore 1848-1860. Prometheus -- Star of the west -- North star -- Ariel -- Vanderbilt -- Champion -- pt. 3. King 1861-1877. War -- The origins of empire -- The power to punish -- Among friends -- Consolidations -- Dynasty -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Vintage books edition, May 2010
Extent
xii, 719 pages, 36 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400031740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn436029956
  • (OCoLC)436029956
Label
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T.J. Stiles
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 691-702) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Captain 1794-1847. The islander -- The duelist -- A tricky god -- Nemesis -- Sole control -- Man of honor -- pt. 2. Commodore 1848-1860. Prometheus -- Star of the west -- North star -- Ariel -- Vanderbilt -- Champion -- pt. 3. King 1861-1877. War -- The origins of empire -- The power to punish -- Among friends -- Consolidations -- Dynasty -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Vintage books edition, May 2010
Extent
xii, 719 pages, 36 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400031740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn436029956
  • (OCoLC)436029956

Library Locations

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