The Resource The Fish that Ate the Whale, Rich Cohen, (electronic resource)

The Fish that Ate the Whale, Rich Cohen, (electronic resource)

Label
The Fish that Ate the Whale
Title
The Fish that Ate the Whale
Statement of responsibility
Rich Cohen
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When Samuel Zemurray arrived in America in 1891, he was tall, gangly, and penniless. When he died in the grandest house in New Orleans sixty-nine years later, he was among the richest, most powerful men in the world. In between, he worked as a fruit peddler, banana hauler, dockside hustler, and plantation owner. He battled and conquered the United Fruit Company, becoming a symbol of the best and worst of the United States: proof America is the land of opportunity, but also a classic example of the corporate pirate who treats foreign nations as the backdrop for his adventures. Starting with nothing but a cart of freckled bananas, he built a sprawling empire of banana cowboys, mercenary soldiers, Honduran peasants, CIA agents, and American statesmen
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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Cohen, Rich
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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  • Dean, Robertson
  • Overdrive Inc
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Business
  • Nonfiction
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Label
The Fish that Ate the Whale, Rich Cohen, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/1e64d778-8dba-48cb-907c-6978c1562021
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Publication
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digital storage
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stereophonic
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Form of item
online
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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unknown
Stock number
1E64D778-8DBA-48CB-907C-6978C1562021
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  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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Label
The Fish that Ate the Whale, Rich Cohen, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/1e64d778-8dba-48cb-907c-6978c1562021
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
1E64D778-8DBA-48CB-907C-6978C1562021
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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