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He made a commercial success of the bakery - a notable achievement , for it was the only success in business that he ever had in his life . “ I rented a bakery in the city , " he wrote . “ Hired bakers — Mexicans - bought fuel and ...
The most successful generals are primitive men , whose opinions on everything outside of war and soldiers are often - and , indeed ... They lack the knock - down energy , the heat , the obstinacy , that are necessary to success in war .
There were flaring advertisements in the newspapers , and — as a contemporary writer remarked— " every device that had been successful in patent medicine selling was used . ” The campaign à phenomenal success .
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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