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The Richest Woman in America: Book summary and reviews of The Richest Woman in America by Janet Wallach
The Richest Woman in America Summary
A captivating biography of America's first female tycoon, Hetty Green, the iconoclast who forged one of the greatest fortunes of her time.
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"An enjoyable account ... Wallach successfully portrays a compelling woman who kept her eyes on the glittering financial prize, using a commonsense philosophy regarding real estate and investment throughout the 19th century's Wall Street roller-coaster." - Publishers Weekly
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Janet Wallach Author Biography
A frequent contributor to such publications as The Washington Post Magazine, Janet Wallach is the author of Seraglio: A Novel (2003) and Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Chanel: Her Style and Her Life (2005), and three books on the Middle East (co-authored with her husband). She divides her time between New York City and Connecticut.
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