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Outrageous Fortune: The Rise and Ruin of Conrad and Lady Black Hardcover – 1 Nov 2006

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  • Hardcover: 436 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Nov. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0061146145
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061146145
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 3 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,204,072 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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HardCover Pub Date: November 2006 Pages: 448 in Publisher: Harper The rise and fall of media tycoon Conrad Black and his journalist wife Barbara Amiel is one of the great stories of the modern business world In Outrageous Fortune London- based journalist Tom Bower reveals how Conrad and Lady Black used other people's money to finance a billionaire's lifestyle. winning friends and influence in London and New York along the way. Their story of overweening ambition and greed is a modern-day classic of huis. Born into considerable wealth in Canada. Conrad Black bought and sold (but never effectively managed) several businesses. from mining and tractors to oadcasting companies and newspapers. In 1985 Black's holding ...


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