From the richest Romans to the nineteenth century's robber barons to today's bankers and tech billionaires, Sam Wilkin offers Freakonomics-esque insight into what it really takes to make a fortune. These stories of larger-than-life characters, their strategies, and the sacrifices they made reveal how history's very wealthiest did it--whether it was through taking advantage of legal loopholes, working around bureaucratic systems, or creating obsta...
By Sam Wilkin
Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Back Bay Books; Reprint edition (March 15, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.2 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 531432
Format: PDF Text djvu book
I am a terrible reader - I start most books and then get bored and never finish them. I'm happy to say that this is the first book that I have finished in probably 10+ years. When I saw how long it was and that is was written by a numbers guy, I wa