Andrew Carnegie : steel king and friend to libraries
|Format:||Print Book 1999|
|Availability:||Available at 14 Libraries 15 of 16 copies|
Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish immigrant who rose from humble roots to become one of the most powerful and wealthy businessmen in the United States, with a steel empire that dwarfed all its competitors. Highlighting Carnegie's determination to succeed, author Zachary Kent shows how Carnegie, after becoming one of the wealthiest men in the world, gave away most of his fortune to philanthropic causes, building libraries and such famous landmarks as Carnegie Hall in New York City.
|Series||Historical American biographies.|
Philanthropists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Industrialists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Steel industry and trade -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Springfield, NJ :Enslow Publishers,1999
128 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 125) and index.