Get Rich Quick Wallingford: A Cheerful Account Of The Rise And Fall Of An American Business Buccaneer! by George Randolph Chester
If you had Wallingford's quick business wit and his skill in converting another man's cash into his own--within the law--would you do it, and take the cash? Probably not. Our gambling spirit runs high, but for most of us stops short--possibly--at a game of cards, or the stock market. The "get-rich-quick" ante is too steep. Yet in America to-day there are plenty of business pirates like Wallingford--pirates who work on Wallingford's recipe--who, together, take hundreds of thousands of dollars from us every year.