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I love capitalism! : an American story / Ken Langone.

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  • 13 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B LANGONE LAN (Text) 34207002164953 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 381.45683092 LANGONE (Text) 34304000901852 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora 381.45 LAN (Text) 50825010738747 Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 LAN (Text) 33187004374480 Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B LANGONE, KEN (Text) 37500004517377 Biographies Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon B LANGONE (Text) 34330513259870 Adult - Biography Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 LAN (Text) 37323005402063 NONFIC Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 381.4568 LANG (Text) 39231033468386 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 921 LANGONE (Text) 39206021527799 New Materials Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh 921 LANGONE (Text) 39206021527807 NonFiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780735216242
  • ISBN: 073521624X
  • Physical Description: xv, 278 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, [2018]

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Includes index.
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Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone has seen it all on his way from childhood poverty to a net worth beyond his wildest dreams. This story of his unlikely rise and controversial career is also a passionate defense of the American Dream -- of preserving a country in which any hungry kid can reach the maximum potential of his or her talents and work ethic. Langone shows how he struggled to get an education, break into Wall Street, and scramble for an MBA at night while competing with privileged competitors by day. He shares how he learned how to evaluate what a business is worth and apply his street smarts to 8-figure and 9-figure deals. And he's not shy about discussing, for the first time, his epic legal and PR battle with former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. His ultimate theme is that free enterprise is the key to giving everyone a leg up. As he writes: "This book is my love song to capitalism. Capitalism works! And I'm living proof -- it works for everybody. Blacks and whites and browns and everyone in between. Absolutely anybody is entitled to dream big, and absolutely everybody should dream big. I did. Show me where the silver spoon was in my mouth. I've got to argue profoundly and passionately: I'm the American Dream."
Subject: Langone, Kenneth G.
Home Depot (Firm)
Businessmen > United States > Biography.
Entrepreneurship > United States.
New business enterprises > United States.
American Dream.
Long Island (N.Y.) > Biography.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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