The Gilded Leaf

The Gilded Leaf

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The Gilded Leaf by Patrick Reynolds, Tom Shachtman

The Gilded Leaf is the riveting, dramatic saga of the R. J. Reynolds tobacco family, one of America's richest and most intensely private clans. R.J. was the original founder of the company that became part of RJR Nabisco, which in 1988 was involved in the largest business takeover in history. Spanning three generations, the Reynolds's story moves from the triumphs of founder and corporate genius R. J. to the dissipation, scandal, and tragedy that plagued his children and grandchildren. There is a redemptive close, with grandson Patrick Reynolds founding Smokefree America and becoming a leading anti-smoking advocate.

The Gilded Leaf presents, for the first time, a complete account of the family who captured, spent and redeemed the American dream.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780595366583
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/18/2006
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 636,529
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is this in ebook format. I would love to read on my Nook 1st generation. Can not rate this book have not read it yet.