A story which points every young man in business life to one of the greatest highways to success. Surprisingly fascinating and suspenseful novel about a dynamic construction boss building a grain elevator on the Calumet River, south of Chicago. He races against a stringent deadline while confronting interference from a jealous, ignorant foreman; venal union leaders; recalcitrant railroads; and the sabotaging efforts of bullish speculators bent on cornering the wheat market. It makes a fine counterpart to Frank Norris' "The Pit."
Said to be Ayn Rand's favorite novel.
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by on October 24, 2016
- Classic Fiction, October 2012
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