"A worthy homage to Friedman's ideas."
--The Financial Times
"[A] rounded, readable portrait of a man whose impact on the lives of millions in the 20th century is measured not by his opponents and enemies, but by the individuals he converted."
--The Chicago Sun-Times
"Quite handy. It marshals lots of material, and to devotees the bibliographical essay at the end may be worth the cover price in itself."
"This biography doesn't skimp on the details of Friedman's life. Well written, thoroughly researched, and easy to read, it successfully explains how Friedman's ideas continue to resonate."
"A surprisingly readable, succinct portrait of the combative economist."
"Ebenstein covers a lot of material with an engaging, lively style."
"For those who know little about Friedman, and wish to know more, this book is a good place to start... well documented."
--Journal of Markets & Morality
"An absorbing book about the life, battles, and some of the ideas of a great economist. Definitely worth reading to help understand the development of an extraordinary individual."
--Gary S. Becker, Nobel Laureate in Economics
"Lanny Ebenstein gives us a careful and illuminating exposition of the life and ideas of Milton Friedman. A genuinely rewarding read."
--George P. Shultz, Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
"A powerful book about the most influential economist since Adam Smith."
--Martin Anderson, former domestic and economic policy advisor to President Reagan