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    DescriptionAn inspirational guide to personal money problems which presents eleven ancient Babylonian tales revealing the way to financial success.


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    Title
    The Richest Man in Babylon
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) George S. Clason
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 109 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780451205360
    ISBN 10: 0451205367
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ADV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.3
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    BIC subject category V2: VSB
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    DC21: 332.024
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27810
    Libri: ENGM5000
    DC22: 174.4, 174/.4
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A48235200
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A47350000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 12
    BISAC V2.8: BUS050000, BUS046000, BUS008000
    Libri: P0041314, WOHL6000, GELD3000, MONE7000, P0042078, VALU5000, WAEH7528
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: HF5391.C65
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HF5387 .C57 1998
    Thema V1.0: VSB
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Signet
    Publication date
    04 February 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    George Samuel Clason was born in Louisiana, Missouri, on November 7th, 1874. He attended the University of Nebraska and served in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War. A successful businessman, he founded the Clason Map Company of Denver, Colorado and published the first road atlas of the United States and Canada. In 1926, he issued the first of a famous series of pamphlets on thrift and financial success, using parables set in ancient Babylon to make each of his points. These were distributed in large quantities by banks and insurance companies and became familiar to millions, the most famous being "The Richest Man in Babylon," the parable from which the present volume takes its title. These "Babylonian parables" have become a modern inspirational classic.
    Review quote
    "What can a book written in the 1920s tell modern investors about their finances? A whole lot if it's George Clason's delightful set of parables that explain the basics of money. This is a great gift for a graduate or anyone who seems baffled by the world of finance and a wonderful, refreshing read for even the most experienced investor." -"Los Angeles Times"