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Hershey Milton S. Hershey's Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire, and Utopian Dreams

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ISBN-10: 074326410X

ISBN-13: 9780743264105

Edition: 2007

Authors: Michael D'Antonio

List price: $18.00
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The name Hershey evokes many things: chocolate bars, the company town in Pennsylvania, one of America's most recognizable brands. But who was the man behind the name? In this compelling biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael D'Antonio gives us the real-life rags-to-riches story of Milton S. Hershey, a largely uneducated businessman whose idealistic sense of purpose created an immense financial empire, a town, and a legacy that lasts to this day. Hershey, the son of a minister's daughter and an irresponsible father who deserted the family, began his career inauspiciously when the two candy shops he opened both went bankrupt. Undeterred, he started the Lancaster Caramel…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 1/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792

Introduction
The Oak and the Vine
Heroic Boys and Men of Industry
Wandering
Edible Mud
Catherine
Ego, Eccentricity, and Screwballs
"Here There Will Be No Unhappiness"
Beneficent Jove
A Third Life
A Betting Man
The End of Innocence
Something Like a God
The Legacy
What Would Milton Do?
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index