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Bath, Maine's Charlie Morse - Ice King & Wall Street Scoundrel (Paperback) Loot Price: R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 You Save: R28 (8%)
Bath, Maine's Charlie Morse - Ice King & Wall Street Scoundrel (Paperback): Philip H. Woods
Bath, Maine's Charlie Morse - Ice King & Wall Street Scoundrel (Paperback): Philip H. Woods

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Bath, Maine's Charlie Morse - Ice King & Wall Street Scoundrel (Paperback)

Philip H. Woods

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Charles W. Morse is a notorious character, whose name is still well-recognized in Bath and around the state of Maine. He made millions in the ice trade in the late nineteenth century (a major industry in Maine at the time that helped spur its economic development), created and worked in an important company that created steamboats and tugboats, and was later blamed for the financial panic of 1907, earning the disdain of Theodore Roosevelt, William Randolph Hearst, JP Morgan, and Mark Twain. His story unites many important industries and movements in Maine's history, and also connects them to the larger narrative of American innovation and inventiveness.

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Imprint: History Press (SC)
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2011
First published: May 2011
Authors: Philip H. Woods
Dimensions: 228 x 155 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 126
ISBN-13: 978-1-60949-274-8
Barcode: 9781609492748
Categories: Books > Sport & Leisure > Travel & holiday > Travel & holiday guides
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Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > Historical, political & military
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Books > Humanities > History > American history
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Books > History > American history > General
LSN: 1-60949-274-9

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