The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon
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This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.
Praise For Hetty: The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon…
— Kirkus Reviews
“Slack concentrates on telling a good story and telling it well.... [An] entertaining biography.”
— Publishers Weekly
“A wonderfully detailed new biography.”
“[A] page-turning portrait of an important and complicated woman.”
— Richmond Times-Dispatch
“[A] nuanced portrait.”
“A fascinating book.”
— New York Post
— Tucson Citizen
Ecco, 9780060542573, 288pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2005
About the Author
Charles Slack is the author of Noble Obsession: Charles Goodyear, Thomas Hancock, and the Race to Unlock the Greatest Industrial Secret of the Nineteenth Century, named one of the New York Public Library's twenty-five "Books to Remember" for 2002, and Blue Fairways: Three Months, Sixty Courses, No Mulligans. His writing has appeared in many national magazines. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Barbara, and their daughters, Natalie and Caroline.