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Jeff Bezos: Amazon and the e... - Daniel Alef
 

Jeff Bezos: Amazon and the e...Daniel Alef

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New Enhanced Digital Edition Updated 2/10/11Microsoft founder Bill Gates writes: “Genuine pioneers don’t stop after just one discovery or innovation. They are driven to build on their accomplishments and to follow them into new frontiers.” … more

Jeff Bezos: Amazon and the eBook Revolution (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Mark Zuckerberg: The Face Be... - Daniel Alef
 

Mark Zuckerberg: The Face Be...Daniel Alef

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Fourth Edition (Includes IPO, Wedding and post-IPO through December 2012) Mark Zuckerberg, the 28-year-old founder of Facebook, is not only the youngest self-made billionaire in history, he was worth $19.1 billion right after Facebook’s ini… more

Mark Zuckerberg: The Face Behind Facebook and Social Networking (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Henry Ford: An American Icon... - Daniel Alef
 

Henry Ford: An American Icon...Daniel Alef

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New Enhanced Digital EditionHenry Ford, an American folk hero to many, was a man with several faces. He was a genius who revolutionized the automobile industry, irrevocably altered American culture and commerce, developed mass production, a… more

Henry Ford: An American Icon (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Meta4 Publishing , English
Henry Leland: The King of Lu... - Daniel Alef
 

Henry Leland: The King of Lu...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Henry Leland, one of the less well-known American automobile pioneers, but whose cars are top named brands and his imprint on the development of the American automobile industry is with few parallels. If Leland had n… more

Henry Leland: The King of Luxury Cars
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Cornelius Vanderbilt: The Co... - Daniel Alef
 

Cornelius Vanderbilt: The Co...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Cornelius Vanderbilt, entrepreneur, shipping and railroad magnate and one of the wealthiest and best known tycoons in American history. Uneducated and coming from a poor background, Vanderbilt built an empire, beginn… more

Cornelius Vanderbilt: The Colossus of Roads (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Jessie Benton Frémont: Gener... - Daniel Alef
 

Jessie Benton Frémont: Gener...Daniel Alef

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Jessie Benton Frémont, daughter of Sen. Thomas Benton Hart, was one of the most powerful American women of the nineteenth century, not because of wealth or station or political connections, but on account of her intelligence, vision and lit… more

Jessie Benton Frémont: General ‘Jessie’ and the ‘Pathfinder’
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Daniel Webster: Statesman, S... - Daniel Alef
 

Daniel Webster: Statesman, S...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Daniel Webster, a great statesmen, lawyer and public speaker. As an attorney, Daniel Webster represented some America’s greatest tycoons and served as legal counsel in several cases that established important constit… more

Daniel Webster: Statesman, Supreme Court Star and Orator (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Henry Edward Huntington: Con... - Daniel Alef
 

Henry Edward Huntington: Con...Daniel Alef

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The Huntington in San Marino, California, is one of the world’s foremost collections of books, art and flora. Set in park-like grounds and a Beaux-Arts mansion built in the early 1900s, the Huntington boasts some of the rarest and most valu… more

Henry Edward Huntington: Connoisseur of Fine Books and Art
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Daniel Keith Ludwig: Reclusi... - Daniel Alef
 

Daniel Keith Ludwig: Reclusi...Daniel Alef

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Daniel Keith Ludwig wore cheap shoes and eyeglasses, carried a plastic raincoat when it rained, flew economy class, and carried his own bags. Neighbors thought he was a mid-level manager. He was not. Ludwig was one of the wealthiest men, on… more

Daniel Keith Ludwig: Reclusive Billionaire
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Katharine Graham: Doyenne of... - Daniel Alef
 

Katharine Graham: Doyenne of...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Katharine Graham, who once described herself as a doormat wife, but subsequently became one of the most powerful figures in America during the 20th Century. The New York Times called her a “publishing legend.” Willia… more

Katharine Graham: Doyenne of Publishing
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
J. P. Morgan: America's Grea... - Daniel Alef
 

J. P. Morgan: America's Grea...Daniel Alef

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Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson were staunch opponents of a national bank. When President Jackson let the charter of the second bank lapse after 20 years, it left the nation unprepared and powerless to respond quickly or effectively to … more

J. P. Morgan: America’s Greatest Banker (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
The Stanley Brothers: Their ... - Daniel Alef
 

The Stanley Brothers: Their ...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of the Freelan and Francis Stanley, identical twins who developed the Stanley Steamers, cars powered by steam engines. In 1897 the brothers, dressed alike in overcoats, bowler hats and sporting thick black beards appear… more

The Stanley Brothers: Their Steamer was fast and environmentally friendly
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Cecil B. DeMille: The Epic King - Daniel Alef
 

Cecil B. DeMille: The Epic KingDaniel Alef

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Cecil B. DeMille was one of Hollywood’s greatest directors, his name synonymous with epic movies, where casts of thousands, spectacular sets and some of Hollywood’s most famous stars dazzled the public. He was the quintessential director co… more

Cecil B. DeMille: The Epic King
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Leo "Doc" Baekeland: Father ... - Daniel Alef
 

Leo "Doc" Baekeland: Father ...Daniel Alef

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Ben Franklin’s Autobiography had a profound influence on Leo Baekeland, the son of an illiterate Belgian shoemaker. At his mother’s urging Baekeland became an outstanding student and received his doctorate degree in science. He pursued his … more

Leo “Doc” Baekeland: Father of Plastic (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
William Randolph Hearst: Med... - Daniel Alef
 

William Randolph Hearst: Med...Daniel Alef

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William Randolph Hearst was a man of mythical proportions and staggering contradictions. And he was a fascinating character, so much so that he appears in various fictional works, from John Steinbeck’s “Grapes of Wrath” and F. Scott Fitzger… more

William Randolph Hearst: Media Myth and Mystique (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Elizabeth Arden: Beauty Queen - Daniel Alef
 

Elizabeth Arden: Beauty QueenDaniel Alef

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Elizabeth Arden was living proof of Henry David Thoreau’s adage: “dreams are the touchstones of our characters.” Arden had big dreams and made them all come true. She was born into poverty—her mother insulated her shoes with newspapers—an… more

Elizabeth Arden: Beauty Queen
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Cyrus Field: Transatlantic V... - Daniel Alef
 

Cyrus Field: Transatlantic V...Daniel Alef

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The Field family of Massachusetts is one of the most remarkable and accomplished families in the history of the United States. They may not have been as wealthy as the Rockefellers or as the Fisher brothers of General Motors, but each Field… more

Cyrus Field: Transatlantic Visionary (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Joshua Norton: American Empe... - Daniel Alef
 

Joshua Norton: American Empe...Daniel Alef

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California and New York have had their share of titans, moguls and tycoons, but only California can boast of having been the home of an emperor: Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico. This improbable story of Joshua… more

Joshua Norton: American Emperor and Protector of Mexico
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Jack L. Warner: Last of the ... - Daniel Alef
 

Jack L. Warner: Last of the ...Daniel Alef

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Jack Warner epitomized the great Hollywood studio chief. He was admired as much as he was feared, engaged in battles with some of Hollywood’s greatest legends from Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney to Olivia de Havilland and Bette Davis. Und… more

Jack L. Warner: Last of the Hollywood Empire Builders (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Daniel Drew: The Bear of Wal... - Daniel Alef
 

Daniel Drew: The Bear of Wal...Daniel Alef

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Daniel Drew was a robber baron in every sense of the term. He loved to be hated. He was into money for the game. Making money was great, but making it while stabbing someone in the back was better, and if the victim was his partner, electri… more

Daniel Drew: The Bear of Wall Street (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English

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