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Paperback. Pub Date: 2010 Pages: 812 Publisher: Grove Press The winner of the National Book Award and now considered a classic The House of Morgan is the MOST ambitious history ever written about an American banking dynasty Acclaimed by The Wall Street Journal as illiantly researched and written. the book tells the rich. panoramic story of four generations of Morgans and the powerful. secretive firms they spawned. It is the definitive account of the rise of the modern financial world. A gripping history of banking and the booms and busts that shaped the world on both sides of the Atlantic. The House of Morgan traces the trajectory of the JP Morgan empire from its obscure beginnings in Victorian London to the crash of 1987. Ron Chernow paints a fascinating portrait of the private saga of the Morgans and the rarefied world of the American and itish elite in which they moved. B...
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Ronald "Ron" Chernow (born March 3, 1949) is an American writer, journalist, historian, and biographer.
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