From Rags To Riches

Author: Mohammed Al-Fahim
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
ISBN: 9781860642333
Size: 51.22 MB
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"Born in 1948, in Abu Dhabi, the author knew dreadful poverty for years before fabulous oil wealth transformed his country forever. He grew up in the ruler's palace, barefoot like his playmates, now senior figures in the United Arab Emirates." "This is a vivid eye-witness account of the total transformation within only 30 years of a Bedouin society into a country with the world's highest per capita income. He speaks with great frankness about his own life and career and about the role of the British in his country."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

From Rags To Riches

Author: Nathan Aaseng
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780590485678
Size: 49.44 MB
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Presents brief biographies of the enterprising individuals who started such products and companies as Apple computers, Sears, the Dow Jones Index and The Wall Street Journal, J.C. Penney, Hershey's Chocolate, Ebony Magazine, and Kinney Shoes.

Rags To Riches

Author: Gail Liberman; Alan Lavine
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781450276863
Size: 35.40 MB
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Who wants to be a millionaire? Who doesn’t? From magician to manufacturing magnate, fi nancial columnist to real estate investor, poet to college dropout, here are the profi les of 17 ordinary people who started with nothing-and became millionaires!These are stories of people who overcame poverty or in some cases middle class lifestyles to single-handedly beat overwhelming odds and achieved fi nancial success. They may not all be household names, but their stories can serve as an inspiration to us all. Praise for Rags to Riches: “There are as many paths to fi nancial success as there are people who want to achieve it. This book shows that wealth is within the reach of just about anyone.” -Tom Siedell, Managing Editor, Your Money “The most extraordinary thing about Rags to Riches is that it affi rms how ordinary people have this tremendous, innate ability to achieve success and generate wealth if they put their minds to it.” -John E Wasik, Author, Retire Early and Live the Life You Want Now “Rags to Riches: Motivating Stories of How Ordinary People Achieved Extraordinary Wealth” goes well beyond the quick-fi x guru guidebooks to explore effective, longterm strategies that systematically build wealth. It’s fascinating, candid look at how every day, people reach their goals by turning challenge into opportunity.”-Marla Brill, Publisher, Brill’s Mutual Funds Interactive “A fascinating and instructive collection of biographies.” -Evan Simonoff, Associated Publishedr/Editor-in-Chief, Financial Planning “Now readers everywhere can discover what Palm Beach Daily News readers have learned: Gail Liberman and Alan Lavine know everything there is to know about personal wealth-how to get it and how to grow it. Gail’s weekly column in our paper tells affl uent readers how to manage their fortunes. This book takes a step back and tells readers, in the words of millionaires who’ve been there and done it, how to acquire a vast personal fortune.” -Linda Rawls, Editor, Palm Beach Daily News Husband and wife Alan Lavine and Gail Liberman know money. They are syndicated fi nance columnists and authors based in North Palm Beach, Florida. Their joint columns run weekly in the Boston Herald, on America Online, and in numerous newspapers. They are frequent guests on radio and television as well as columnists for and Alan and Gail are the authors of Love, Marriage & Money, as well as the bestseller, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Money with Mutual Funds.

From Rags To Riches The Oprah Winfrey Story Celebrity Biography Books Children S Biography Books

Author: Baby Professor
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1541921615
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Did you know that Oprah Winfrey was not always rich and successful? She started from nothing and yet she worked hard to achieve her dreams. Hers is a story that will inspire young children to dream and work tirelessly towards that dream. Get to know the real Oprah Winfrey. Read this book today!


Author: Jason Navallo
Publisher: Navallo Publishing
Size: 17.11 MB
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Thrive: 30 Inspirational Rags-to-Riches Stories shows the power of perseverance to achieve unbelievable success. Follow the stories of ordinary people who overcame adversity to become wealthy entrepreneurs, innovative businessmen, and famous artists, including Jim Carrey, Eminem, Vin Diesel, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Charlize Theron, Ellen DeGeneres, Mark Cuban, and Jay Z. Never give up. Thrive.

Rags To Riches

Author: M. G. Muthu
Size: 61.62 MB
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Autobiography of an industrialist, chairman, and managing director of M.G.M. group of companies of Tamil Nadu, India.

From Rags To Riches To Faith

Author: Daniel W. Berthelette
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1606045911
Size: 62.53 MB
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Can you imagine being a janitor one year and a millionaire the next? That's exactly what happened to Daniel Berthelette in the amazing true story of one man's journey From Rags to Riches to Faith. Daniel's journey from real estate tycoon, having all of the luxuries you could imagine, to giving up everything to move to Mississippi will have you laughing one minute and crying the next! From Rags to Riches to Faith is a compelling story of how one man met the Lord, the all-knowing, powerful, merciful, loving God, who brought him full circle, from being a poor man to a wealthy man to a spiritually rich man after finding faith and giving up millions, completely satisfied with living by faith and trusting in God.

From Rags To Riches And Back

Author: Freddie T. Rowbotham
Publisher: ShieldCrest
ISBN: 1907629033
Size: 17.86 MB
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The story of my eventful life in detail, from my early years during the Second World War and through my teenage years. From my humble beginnings, to the rise of a wealthy businessman and the fall from grace and back to my poor existence today.

Rags To Riches Baby

Author: Andrea Laurence
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 148809182X
Size: 61.10 MB
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The woman he can never trust is having his baby… When Lucy Campbell inherits a multimillion-dollar Manhattan estate, her employer’s nephew sees only a gold-digging scammer. But even with battle lines drawn, CEO Oliver Drake can’t resist the temptation of bedding the very woman he’s trying to expose! Then Lucy delivers her shocking baby news. Does she genuinely desire a future together? Or is it another ploy that could destroy Oliver’s trust forever?

Martin Dressler

Author: Steven Millhauser
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307763860
Size: 24.74 MB
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award Finalist Young Martin Dressler begins his career as an industrious helper in his father's cigar store. In the course of his restless young manhood, he makes a swift and eventful rise to the top, accompanied by two sisters--one a dreamlike shadow, the other a worldly business partner. As the eponymous Martin's vision becomes bolder and bolder he walks a haunted line between fantasy and reality, madness and ambition, art and industry, a sense of doom builds piece-by-hypnotic piece until this mesmerizing journey into the heart of an American dreamer reaches its bitter-sweet conclusion.