“What I came co realize about Carnegie is that he is really like a flawed Shakespearean hero he really did con ider the world a stage and when he was on. In more than pages, author Peter Krass delivers an almost overwhelming volume of facts about Andrew Carnegie, who certainly merits detailed study. Balanced Carnegie biography tries to reconcile philanthropist with Peter Krass knows the answer to a familiar question: How rich was.
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Steel was one of them. Krass examines how Carnegie became one of the greatest philanthropists ever known-and earned a notorious reputation that history has yet to fully reconcile with his remarkable accomplishments.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Krass writes with an easy, readable style that is sometimes awkwardly casual and in a manner that is not detached from either the moral failings of his subject nor his good works: Explore the Home Gift Guide.
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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Bio of Andrew Carnegie, the great man of the steel industry in the US.
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