Электронная книга: Axel Madsen «John Jacob Astor. America's First Multimillionaire»

John Jacob Astor. America's First Multimillionaire

On The Deal Maker: How William C. Durant Made General Motors:«A well-written biography.»-New York Times On Stanwyck: The Life and Times of Barbara Stanwyck: «Madsen's admirably researched, insightful portrait of her aloof nature . . . reveals she was always torn between her wish to give of herself and her need to be in control.»-Christian Science Monitor On Chanel: A Woman of Her Own: «Fascinating . . . . Takes the reader behind the coromandel veneers of Chanel's life.»-New York Times Book Review «Carefully knits together the complex pattern of Chanel's complicated existence. It's not an easy task.»-Toronto Globe and Mail On Gloria and Joe: «Axel Madsen finally gives the public a fascinating chronicle of the romance that could have ruined more than two careers.»-Dallas Morning News On Cousteau: «Both critical and understanding. And it is exceptionally readable. Readers are well advised totake the plunge.»-Chicago Tribune On Malraux: «Will stand as the best of more than a dozen books about Malraux in print.»-Kansas City Star

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Axel Madsen

Axel Madsen (May 27 1930April 23 2007) was a Danish-American biographer and journalist.

Born in Copenhagen and raised in Paris, Madsen turned from music to writing in the early 1950s, initially for the Paris edition of the "New York Herald Tribune". In 1956 he moved to Canada and began working for United Press International. He moved to Hollywood in the early 1960s.

Biographies included Billy Wilder, Barbara Stanwyck, Coco Chanel, John Jacob Astor, Jacques Cousteau, Yves St. Laurent, Andre Malraux, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, William C. Durant, William Wyler, and John Huston.

He died of pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles.Noland, Claire (April 29, 2007). Axel Madsen, 76; writer chronicled the lives of celebrities, business giants. "Los Angeles Times"]

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