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"Why should white guys have all the fun?" : how Reginald Lewis created a billion-dollar business empire / Reginald F. Lewis and Blair S. Walker.

Author:
Lewis, Reginald F., 1942-1993 [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Baltimore, MD : Black Classic Press, 2005.
Description:
xvii, 318 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. A kid from East Baltimore -- Ch. 2. Lewis's "demon work ethic" : the high school years -- Ch. 3. "I'm going to be a millionaire" : Lewis at Virginia State -- Ch. 4. No application needed : breaking down the doors of Harvard Law -- Ch. 5. Building his own law practice : the years of struggle -- Ch. 6. "Masterful" man : winning Loida Nicolas -- Ch. 7. "I was not ready" -- Ch. 8. Drexel, the bear, and the $18 million race : closing the McCall pattern deal -- Ch. 9. Piloting McCall for a 90-to-1 gain -- Ch. 10. The biggest deal of all : the billion-dollar LBO of Beatrice -- Ch. 11. International headaches and domestic roadblocks -- Ch. 12. Bravura and brinksmanship : closing the Beatrice acquisition -- Ch. 13. Taming a business behemoth -- Ch. 14. A door to a new universe -- Ch. 15. Connoisseur, philanthropist, citizen of the world -- Ch. 16. "I am not afraid of death"
Subject(s):
ISBN:
1574780360
OCLC:
62303408
Related name:
RCP:
C - S