The Life and Legend of Jay Gould
By (author) Mary Klein
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Life and Legend of Jay Gould by Mary Klein
Book DescriptionHe was, for Joseph Pulitzer, "one of the most sinister figures that have ever flitted bat-like across the vision of the American people." According to the New York Times, "the work of reform is but half done...when people claiming to be respectable are not ashamed of being associated with a man such as he." He was Jay Gould, the individual who for a century has been singled out as the most despicable and unscrupulous of the Robber Barons. In this splendid biography, Maury Klein paints the most complete portrait of the notorious Gould that we have ever had. His Gould is a brilliant but ruthless businessman who merged dying railroads into expansive and profit-making lines, including the giant Union Pacific.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801857713
(241mm x 165mm x 37mm)
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 28-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Mary Klein
Maury Klein is professor of history at the University of Rhode Island. He is the author of nine books, including Unfinished Business: The Railroad in American Life, The Flowering of the Third America: The Making of an Organizational Society, 1850-1920, and the two-volume Union Pacific.
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