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Author Cohen, Rich.

Title The fish that ate the whale : the life and times of America's banana king / Rich Cohen.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Zemurray,S COH    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 270 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A biography of the little-known antihero, Samuel Zemurray (1877-1961), the disgraced mogul of the much hated United Fruit Company who aided the creation of Israel, funded many of Tulane University's buildings, and had a hand in the rise of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro.
Subject Zemurray, Samuel, 1877-1961.
United Fruit Company -- Biography.
Jewish businesspeople -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography.
Banana trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
ISBN 9780374299279 (alk. paper)
0374299277 (alk. paper)

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