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The Aristocrat of the West: Biography of Harold Schafer

Woiwode, Larry

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ISBN 10: 0911042520 / ISBN 13: 9780911042528
Editorial: Institute for Regional Studies, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.A., 2000
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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"One of America's great storytellers writes about one of America's great entrepreneurs. Larry Woiwode tells the incredible story of Harold Schafer, businessman, preservationist and philanthropist. Growing from the bare prairie of western North Dakota. Schafer created an empire as familiar to Americans as the soap on their shelves, which probably was produced by his Gold Seal Company. At one timer it is estimated that every home in the country had at least one of Schafer's products at hand-Glass Wax, Snowy Bleach, Mr. Bubble-but this western entrepreneur has more to give the nation than a lifetime of entrepreneural skill. As a philanthropist Schafer's enthusiasm and optimism brough Theodore Roosevelt's old cow town of Medora from ruin to a premier tourist attraction. And to the country's political leadership he lent a key business associate as U.S. Secretary of the Interior, and a son as governor of the state. A wonderful story of a great American grown from the western plains." This book has 390 pages and is illustrated. The book is a SIGNED PRESENTATION copy from the author, Larry Woiwode. Overall, this is a FINE copy with FINE dustjacket of this EXTREMELY SCARCE title. N° de ref. de la librería 062217

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Título: The Aristocrat of the West: Biography of ...

Editorial: Institute for Regional Studies, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 2000

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

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One of America's great storytellers writes about one of America's great entrepreneurs. Larry Woiwode tells the incredible story of Harold Schafer, businessman, preservationist and philanthropist.

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Growing from the bare prairie of western North Dakota, Schafer created an empire as familiar to Americans as the soap on their shelves, which probably was produced by his Gold Seal Company. As a philanthropist Schafer's enthusiasm and optimism brought Theodore Roosevelt's old cow town of Medora from ruin to a premier tourist attraction. And to the country's political leadership he lent a key business associate as U.S. Secretary of the Interior, and a son as governor of the state. A wonderful story of a great American grown from the eastern plains.

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