The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon
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…
“[An] instructive account…. Slack offers an exemplary retelling for a new generation.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Slack concentrates on telling a good story and telling it well.... [An] entertaining biography.” — Publishers Weekly
“A wonderfully detailed new biography.” — Forbes
“[A] page-turning portrait of an important and complicated woman.” — Richmond Times-Dispatch
“[A] nuanced portrait.” — Newsweek
“A fascinating book.” — New York Post
“Fascinating.” — 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.