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Jack Beatty
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Jack Beatty is a senior editor of The Atlantic and news analyst for On Point, the national NPR news and public affairs program. His book The Rascal King on legendary Boston mayor James Michael Curley won an American Book Award, was shortlisted for the NBCC award, and was one of USA Today's 10 Best Books of the Year. He was the editor of Colossus, a book on corporations, which was named one of the 10 Best Business Books of the Year by Business Week. He was a Poynter Fellow at Yale, the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Alfred P. Sloan... Read More

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Age of Betrayal
The Triumph of Money in America, 1865-1900
Written by Jack Beatty


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $18.95

Age of Betrayal is a brilliant reconsideration of America's first Gilded Age, when war-born dreams of freedom and democracy died of their impossibility. Focusing on the alliance between government and railroads forged by bribes and campaign contributions, Jack Beatty details the corruption of American political culture that, in the words of... Read more >
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Age of Betrayal

Written by Jack Beatty


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $14.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

Colossus
How the Corporation Changed America
Edited by Jack Beatty


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: March 5, 2002
Price: $13.99

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The World According to Peter Drucker

Written by Jack Beatty


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 29, 1998
Price: $15.00

This is a biography on Peter Drucker, arguably the most influential architect of today's corporate society. His views on management industrial organization, business strategy, leadership development and employee motivation have tutored not just companies but countries. Creating a Drucker primer as much as a biography, Jack Beatty has distilled the essence... Read more >
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