The King of Vodka

The Story of Pyotr Smirnov and the Upheaval of an Empire
Author(s): Linda Himelstein
Original Publish Date: Dec 05, 2011
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.27 hours)
Product Number: Z100092343
Released: Nov 01, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062136107
Narrator/s: Arthur Morey
Publisher: HarperAudio
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A??A operatic tour-de-force.A? A??Tilar J. Mazzeo, author of The Widow Clicquot A??An impressive feat of research, told swiftly and enthusiastically.A? A??San Francisco Chronicle From Vanderbilt and Rockefeller to Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, AmericaA??s captains of industry are paragons of entrepreneurial success, and books about business history, from The First Tycoon to The Big Short, show exemplars of capitalistic cunning and tenacityA?¦but just as American cocktail connoisseurs can mistake Absolut, Skyy, Grey Goose, or Ketel One for the quintessential clear spirit, so too has AmericaA??s vision of business history remained naIve to a truth long recognized in Eastern Europe: since the time of Tsar Nicholas, both vodka and commercial success have been synonymous in Russia with one nameA??Smirnoff. Linda HimelsteinA??s critically acclaimed biography of Russian vodka scion Pyotr SmirnovA??a finalist for the James Beard Award, winner of the IACP and Saroyan Awards, and a BusinessWeek Best Business Book of 2009A??is the sweeping story of entrepreneurship, empire, and epicurean triumph unlike anything the world has ever seen before.

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Author(s): Linda Himelstein
Product Number EB00242523
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061876165

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