The Life and Times of America’s Banana King

June 21, 2012

Hour 2:           Who was Samuel Zemurray and how did he rise from his penniless immigrant beginnings to a life of riches and power beyond most of the world’s imagination? We’ll find out this hour with journalist and author Rich Cohen [1] who tells his story in the book “The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012).

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[1] Rich Cohen: http://authorrichcohen.com/

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