Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading.
Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Changed America by Les Standiford
WOW, that's a lot of money. Few people realize that the robber barons of the Gilded Age were much more rich than the Buffets, Gateses and the other wealthiest people today.