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Ron Chernow
Ron Chernow

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Ron Chernow lives in Brooklyn Heights, New York.

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The Death of the Banker
The Decline and Fall of the Great Financial Dynasties and the Triumph of the Sma ll Investor
Written by Ron Chernow


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 14, 1997
Price: $13.95

Chernow examines the forces that made dynasties like the Morgans, the Warburgs, and the Rothschilds the financial arbiters of the early 20th century and then rendered them virtually obsolete by century's end. As he traces the shifting balance of power among investors, borrowers, and bankers, Chernow evokes both the grand theater... Read more >

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The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
Written by Ron Chernow


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 30, 2004
Price: $20.00

John D. Rockefeller, Sr.—history’s first billionaire and the patriarch of America’s most famous dynasty—is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, the National Book Award-winning biographer of the Morgan and Warburg banking families, gives us a history of the mogul “etched with uncommon objectivity... Read more >
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The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
Written by Ron Chernow


Format: eBook, 832 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

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The Warburgs
The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family
Written by Ron Chernow


Format: Trade Paperback, 880 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 23, 1994
Price: $24.00

Bankers, philanthropists, scholars, socialites, artists, and politicians, the Warburgs stood at the pinnacle of German (and later, German-American) Jewry. They forged economic dynasties, built mansions and estates, assembled libraries, endowed charities, and advised a German kaiser and two American presidents. But their very success made the Warburgs lightning rods for anti-Semitism... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Warburgs
The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family
Written by Ron Chernow


Format: eBook, 880 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 18, 2012
Price: $18.99

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