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Sam Walton, Made in America - (Paperback)

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About the Book



The national bestseller that tells the fascinating life story and unique business philosophy of billionaire Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart. Meet a genuine American folk hero cut from the homespun cloth of America's heartland, who parlayed a single dime-store in a hardscrabble cotton town into the largest retailer in the world. Photographs.



Book Synopsis



Meet a genuine American folk hero cut from the homespun cloth of America's heartland: Sam Walton, who parlayed a single dime store in a hardscrabble cotton town into Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world. The undisputed merchant king of the late twentieth century, Sam never lost the common touch. Here, finally, inimitable words. Genuinely modest, but always sure if his ambitions and achievements. Sam shares his thinking in a candid, straight-from-the-shoulder style.

In a story rich with anecdotes and the "rules of the road" of both Main Street and Wall Street, Sam Walton chronicles the inspiration, heart, and optimism that propelled him to lasso the American Dream.



Review Quotes




"[A] wise and inspiring autobiography--Walton tells his quietly fantastic story with conviction and makes no bones about his mistakes."
-- San Francisco Chronicle

"It's a story about entrepreneurship, and risk, and hard work, and knowing where you want to go and being willing to do what it takes to get there. And it's a story about believing in your idea even when maybe some other folks don't, and about sticking to your guns."
-- Sam Walton

"Here is an extraordinary success story about a man whose empire was built not with smoke and mirrors, but with good old-fashioned elbow grease."
-- Detroit Free Press

"A sure-fire all-American success story."
-- The New York Times Book Review



About the Author



Sam Walton was an American businessman and entrepreneur, best known for founding the retailers Walmart and Sam's Club.

John Huey
served as editor-in-chief of Time Inc until 2012. The former editor of The Wall Street Journal/Europe and founding editor of Southpoint magazine, he has long reported on the business world and has profiled many of its leading personalities.
Dimensions (Overall): 6.9 Inches (H) x 4.1 Inches (W) x 1.0 Inches (D)
Weight: .45 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Industries
Publisher: Bantam
Theme: Retailing
Format: Paperback
Author: Sam Walton
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 1993
TCIN: 13821460
UPC: 9780553562835
Item Number (DPCI): 248-76-1763
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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