When Samuel Zemurray arrived in America in 1891, he was penniless. When he died, he was among the richest, most powerful men in the world.
He battled the United Fruit Company, becoming a symbol of the best and worst of the United States: proof that America is the land of opportunity, but also an example of a corporate pirate.
Join us in the 3rd Floor West Conference Room as we discuss Rich Cohen's The Fish That Ate the Whale.
Copies will be held at the Reader's Services desk on the 2nd floor; stop by or call 847-448-8620. Please check the Keepinitreal Blog for author interviews, fun facts, and interesting videos.