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Why should white guys have all the fun? : how Reginald Lewis created a billion-dollar business empire

Reginald F. Lewis 1942-1993 Blair S Walker

c1995

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  • Title:
    Why should white guys have all the fun? : how Reginald Lewis created a billion-dollar business empire
  • Author: Reginald F. Lewis 1942-1993
  • Blair S Walker
  • Description: A kid from East Baltimore -- Lewis's "demon work ethic": the high school years -- "I'm going to be a millionaire": Lewis at Virginia State -- No application needed: breaking down the doors of Harvard Law -- Building his own law practice: the years of struggle -- "Masterful" man: winning Loida Nicolas -- "I was not ready" -- Drexel, the bear, and the $18 million race: closing the McCall pattern deal -- Piloting McCall pattern deal -- Piloting McCall for a 90-to-1 gain -- The biggest deal of all: the billion-dollar LBO of beatrice -- International headaches and domestic roadblocks --
    Bravura and brinksmanship: closing the beatrice acquisition -- Taming a business behemoth -- A door to a new universe -- Connoisseur, philanthropist, citizen of the world -- "I am not afraid of death".
  • Publication Date: c1995
  • Publisher: New York : Wiley
  • Format: xvii, 318 p., [16] p. of plates : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0471042277 (acid-free paper)
  • Subjects: Lewis, Reginald F., 1942-1993; Lewis, Reginald F; African American businesspeople -- Biography; Millionaires -- United States -- Biography; African American business enterprises; Black business
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA
    01DAL UDM ALMA

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