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Author Mezrich, Ben, 1969-

Title Once upon a time in Russia [text (large print)] : the rise of the oligarchs--a true story of ambition, wealth, betrayal, and murder / Ben Mezrich.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Large Type, Non-Fiction    LT 947.086 MEZ    Available
Edition Large Print Edition.
Description 371 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Physical Medium large print rda
Series Thorndike Press Large Print Popular and Narrative Nonfiction.
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction.
Note Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2015.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Once Upon a Time in Russia is the untold true story of the larger-than-life billionaire oligarchs who surfed the waves of privatization to reap riches after the fall of the Soviet regime: "Godfather of the Kremlin" Boris Berezovsky, a former mathematician whose first entrepreneurial venture was running an automobile reselling business, and Roman Abramovich, his dashing young protégé who built a multi-billion-dollar empire of oil and aluminum. Written with the heart-stopping pacing of a thriller -- but even more compelling because it is true -- this story of amassing obscene wealth and power depicts a rarefied world seldom seen up close.
Subject Oligarchy -- Russia (Federation)
Political corruption -- Russia (Federation)
Businessmen -- Russia (Federation) -- Biography.
Berezovskiĭ, B. A. (Boris Abramovich), 1946-2013.
Abramovich, Roman Arkadievich, 1966-
Large type books.
ISBN 9781410480514 (hardcover)

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