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Crazy rich : power, scandal, and tragedy inside the Johnson & Johnson dynasty / Jerry Oppenheimer.

Oppenheimer, Jerry, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 338.761 OPP CRA (Text) 34207002101146 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250049087 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xv, 478 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [459]-4600 and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Leading cast of characters -- Family tree -- Prologue -- Part I: Power broker -- Part II: Genius forebears -- Part III: Eccentric Evangeline -- Part IV: Seward's Folly -- Part V: Woody's secrets -- Part VI: Troubled Mary Lea -- Part VII: Acquiring identity -- Part VIII: Family matters -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: From the founders of the international health-care behemoth Johnson & Johnson in the late 1800s to the contemporary Johnsons of today, such as billionaire New York Jets owner Robert Wood "Woody" Johnson IV, all is revealed in this scrupulously researched, unauthorized biography by New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer. Often compared to the Kennedy clan because of the tragedies and scandals that had befallen both wealthy and powerful families, "Crazy Rich," based on scores of exclusive, candid, on-the-record interviews, reveals how the dynasty's vast fortune was both intoxicating and toxic through the generations of a family that gave the world Band-Aids and Baby Oil. At the same time, they've been termed perhaps the most dysfunctional family in the Fortune 500. Oppenheimer is the author of biographies of the Kennedys, the Clintons, the Hiltons and Martha Stewart, among other American icons. Publisher's marketing.
Subject: Johnson, Robert Wood 1893-1968 > Family.
Johnson & Johnson > History.
Pharmaceutical industry > United States.
Rich people > United States > Biography.
Children of the rich > United States > Biography.

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