A New York Times bestseller! Born of modest origins in Scotland in , Andrew Carnegie is best known as the founder of Carnegie Steel. Carnegie, the son of an impoverished linen weaver, moved to Pittsburgh at the age of thirteen. The embodiment of the American dream, he pulled himself up from bobbin boy in a cotton factory to become the richest man in the world.
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Andrew Carnegie by David Nasaw Majestically told and based on materials not available to any previous biographer, the definitive life of Andrew Carnegie-one of American businesss most iconic and elusive titans-by the bestselling author of The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst. Celebrated historian David Nasaw, whom The New York Times Book Review has called a meticulous researcher and a cool analyst, brings new life to the story of one of Americas most famous and successful businessmen and philanthropists- in what will prove to be the biography of the season. Born of modest origins in Scotland in , Andrew Carnegie is best known as the founder of Carnegie Steel. His rags to riches story has never been told as dramatically and vividly as in Nasaws new biography. Carnegie, the son of an impoverished linen weaver, moved to Pittsburgh at the age of thirteen.
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