The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King

The Fish That Ate the Whale

Authors: Rich Cohen,

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Rich Cohen unravels one of the most untold stories of success — the story of a man who went from selling bananas on the street to becoming one of America’s wealthiest. Samuel Zemurray, or as he is often called “Bananaman” is the epitome of American enterprise. Cohen brilliantly illustrates Zemurray’s life — one that can be interpreted either as the best or the worst of American businessmen.

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