From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Strouse's book is a very good read: accessible, informative, interesting.
One cannot fault Strouse's extensive research into her subject however her writing style bogs down the information and makes the book difficult to complete.
Jean Strouse's powerful gift to tell a story combined with her intellectual muscle lead to a riveting biography of J.P. Morgan's life.
Fascinating study, and a product of astonishing research. Thoroughly readable and worthwhile.Published 1 month ago by ada ciniglio
Very informative book on Morgan however I found the reading rather laborious in sections that provided too many details of extraneous information particularly about his art... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bob Kneisel
Very interesting book. It was for my husband and he enjoys it very much!Published 4 months ago by Nicole
Best JP Morgan bio ever written. Underrated book. This book is all about JP Morgan the man, not the company bearing his name.Published 5 months ago by Amanda L.
I read several other biographies of J.P. Morgan, and thought I knew just about all I wanted to about him. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robert V. Rose, retired education researcher
J. P. Morgan was probably the most famous banker in American history. Having lived through the period of history in which the United States had no kind of central bank, Morgan's... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Andrew Collins
Truly a great read. Bittersweet story of a man who lived an amazing life and yet was wrongly characterized as a "robber baron" when in fact he was trying to make the world... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
I agree with one reviewer that Strouse she could have been more judicious at times and the nearly 700 pages in paperback feels a bit too sprawling in scope, but she did provide... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Jeremy Styron