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The Fish That Ate the Whale

The Life and Times of America's Banana King
Cohen, Rich (Book - 2012 )
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A biography of the little-known antihero, Samuel Zemurray (1877-1961), the disgraced mogul of the much hated United Fruit Company who aided the creation of Israel, funded many of Tulane University's buildings, and had a hand in the rise of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro.
Authors: Cohen, Rich
Title: The fish that ate the whale
the life and times of America's banana king
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xiii, 270 p. :,map, port. ;,24 cm.
Summary: A biography of the little-known antihero, Samuel Zemurray (1877-1961), the disgraced mogul of the much hated United Fruit Company who aided the creation of Israel, funded many of Tulane University's buildings, and had a hand in the rise of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro.
ISBN: 9780374299279
0374299277
Statement of Responsibility: Rich Cohen
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-270).
Subject Headings: Zemurray, Samuel, 1877-1961. Jewish businesspeople Louisiana New Orleans Biography. Banana trade Louisiana New Orleans History. United Fruit Company Biography.
Topical Term: Jewish businesspeople
Banana trade
LCCN: 2011041207
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