The Fish That Ate the Whale

The Fish That Ate the Whale

Named a Best Book of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle and The Times-Picayune

The fascinating untold tale of Samuel Zemurray, the self-made banana mogul who went from penniless roadside banana peddler to kingmaker and capitalist revolutionary

When Samuel Zemurray arrived in America in 1891, he was tall, gangly, and penniless. When he died in the grandest house in New Orleans sixty-nine years later, he was among the richest, most powerful men in the world. Working… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 05, 2012)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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