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Hetty Green

Boyden Sparkes

Hetty Green

a woman who loved money

by Boyden Sparkes

  • 36 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Green, Hetty, -- 1834-1916

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Boyden Sparkes and Samuel Taylor Moore.
    ContributionsMoore, Samuel Taylor, 1893-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275G755 S7 1930, CT275G755 S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 p., [7] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20873058M

    Slack’s book about Hetty Green reveals a multidimensional character -- eccentric, but with a wry wit and colorful personality. He recounts how she was unfairly vilified because of her gender; and he creates a page-turning portrait of a high-powered, canny, intelligent woman who thrived as a Wall Street tycoon during the Gilded Age. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      Hetty Green & the Rev. James Green. Hetty Green was no Chicagoan, but she played a significant role in the shaping of Chicago Lawn. Green, known as the “Witch of Wall Street,” was an heiress who knew how to manage her money, becoming one of the wealthiest women in the world.   She was Hetty Green, and she was worth $ billion*. Building Billions. Hetty was born into a wealthy whaling family in She was an only child, and her mother was too sickly and fragile to.

      I don’t know if it’s still in print, but might be available at the library, but I remember reading “The Day They Shook The Plum Tree” story about Hetty Green. I was a teenager in the 70’s when I read it, a book I found at my grandmothers house, but I don’t know when it . Hetty Green: | | | |Hetty Green| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.


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