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Pass Go and Collect $200 : The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented - by Tanya Lee Stone (School And
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Boldness, imagination, and ruthless competition combine in this riveting picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games.
In the late 1800s lived Lizzie Magie, a clever and charismatic woman with a strong sense of justice. Waves of urban migration drew Lizzie’s attention to rising financial inequality. One day she had an idea: create a game that shows the unfairness of the landlord-tenant relationship. But game players seemed to have the most fun pretending to be wealthy landowners. Enter Charles Darrow, a marketer and salesman with a vision for transforming Lizzie’s game into an exciting staple of American family entertainment.
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