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The Marshall Fields

The Evolution of an American Business Dynasty

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The Marshall Fields by Axel Madsen
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This is the rags-to-riches story of merchant and philanthropist Marshall Field, the founder of Marshall Field & Company, which at its peak was the largest department store in the world. Axel Madsen relates how Field, who was a contemporary of J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and John D. Rockefeller, created a mammoth retail empire and started a dynasty that continues to this day.

Author Biography

AXEL MADSEN has written sixteen biographies, including The Deal Maker: How William C. Durant Made General Motors and John Jacob Astor: America's First Multimillionaire (both from Wiley). His other books include Chanel: A Woman of Her Own and Gloria and Joe: The Star-Crossed Love Affair of Gloria Swanson and Joe Kennedy. Madsen lives in Los Angeles.
Release date NZ
August 19th, 2002
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Ill.
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages
384
Dimensions
165x238x29
ISBN-13
9780471024934
Product ID
3075612

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