Mellon : an American life

Chronicles the life of nineteenth and twentieth-century American financier Andrew W. Mellon, examining such aspects as his childhood in Pittsburgh; the building of his fortune; his personal life; his term as Secretary of the Treasury; his tax evasion trial, which ended in a not guilty verdict; and h...

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Main Author: Cannadine, David, 1950-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2006.
Edition:1st ed.
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Summary: Chronicles the life of nineteenth and twentieth-century American financier Andrew W. Mellon, examining such aspects as his childhood in Pittsburgh; the building of his fortune; his personal life; his term as Secretary of the Treasury; his tax evasion trial, which ended in a not guilty verdict; and his creation of the National Gallery of Art.
Physical Description: xvi, 779 p., [48] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [633]-733) and index.
ISBN: 0679450327
9780679450320