"""The mandatory book to read in these treacherous times of financial crisis....A thoughtful and intimate biography of the globe's wisest investor." -"Forbes
""Will mesmerize anyone interested in who Mr. Buffett is or how he got that way." The Snowball tells a fascinating story.""-New York Times"
"If the replication of any great achievement first requires knowledge of how it was done, then The Snowball, the most detailed glimpse inside Warren Buffett and his world that we likely will ever get, should become a Bible for capitalists." --"Washington Post
""Anyone who has been watching events unfold in recent months-which would be everyone-can now appreciate the wisdom of Buffett....The most authoritative portrait of one of the most important American investors of our time.""-Los Angeles Times"
""Even people who don't care a whit about business will be intrigued by this portrait... Schroeder, a former insurance-industry analyst, spent years interviewing Buffett, and the result is a side of the Oracle of Omaha that has rarely been seen." --"Time Magazine
""Schroeder... has a meat-and-potatoes style that matches the homespun wisdom of her subject...Now more than ever, Buffett's emphasis on fundamentals seems like genius. It's the perfect moment for a great book on an immensely inspiring capitalist."--"People," four stars
"Schroeder...is well equipped to elucidate Buffett's deals...[and] Buffett's life abounds with good stories."--"New Yorker
"You will learn a lot about one of the nation's most compelling and important men from reading The Snowball." --"Boston Globe"
"In The Snowball, novice biographer Alice Schroeder gives us one of the most detailed, candid life stories ever published...It is almost impossible to stop reading." --"Christian Science Monitor"
"A penetrating and personal look at the Oracle of Omaha...An astute, and at times riveting, read-especially now."--"BusinessWeek"
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