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Richest Man in Babylon

ISBN-10: 0451205367

ISBN-13: 9780451205360

Edition: 1955

Authors: George S. Clason, Margaret Drabble

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An inspirational guide to personal money problems which presents eleven ancient Babylonian tales revealing the way to financial success.
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Copyright year: 1955
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English

In the 1920's George S. Clason distributed pamphlets containing financial advice in the form of parables set in Babylon to many financial institutions. From there, his pamphlets were compiled and published in the book, The Richest Man in Babylon.

Margaret Drabble was born on June 5, 1939 in Sheffield, England. She attended The Mount School in York and Newnham College, Cambridge University. After graduation, she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford during which time she understudied for Vanessa Redgrave. She is a novelist, critic, and the editor of the fifth edition of The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Her works include A Summer Bird Cage; The Millstone, which won the John Llewelyn Rhys Prize in 1966; Jerusalem the Golden, which won James Tait Black Prize in 1967; and The Witch of Exmoor. She also received the E. M. Forster award and was awarded a Society of Authors Travelling Fellowship in the 1960s and the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1980.

Foreword
The Man Who Desired Gold
The Richest Man in Babylon
Seven Cures for a Lean Purse
Meet the Goddess of Good Luck
The Five Laws of Gold
The Gold Lender of Babylon
The Walls of Babylon
The Camel Trader of Babylon
The Clay Tablets from Babylon
The Luckiest Man in Babylon
An Historical Sketch of Babylon