The First Tycoon
The Epic Life of Cornelius VanderbiltBook - 2009
A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism. We see Vanderbilt help to launch the transportation revolution, propel the Gold Rush, reshape Manhattan, and invent the modern corporation.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xii, 719 p.,  p. of plates: ill., maps ; 25 cm.