De Wolk, Roland

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American Jupiter
Leland Stanford and the Scandalous History of the Man Who Created Modern California
By Roland De Wolk
(Skyhorse Publishing)
The life of Leland Stanford reads like a tall tale of the Old West. Born in a country tavern in upstate New York, Stanford followed the Gold Rush to California, became a successful businessman, and invested in railroads. He then made headway into politics, becoming governor of California and later a... [READ MORE]
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