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Ida M. Tarbell : the woman who challenged big business-- and won!

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Follows the life of Ida Tarbell, the nineteenth-century author/journalist whose articles on the corrupt practices of John D. Rockeller and Standard Oil Company resulted in legislation against trusts.

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Honeoye Public Library B TARBELL (Text)
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Sodus Community Library YA BIO TARBELL (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780547290928 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0547290926 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 279 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-266) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter one: the oil region -- Chapter two: Burning curiosity -- Chapter three: defining herself -- Chapter four: birth of the octopus -- Chapter five: an education -- Chapter six: a job and a calling -- Chapter seven: Paris -- Chapter eight: edging toward home -- Chapter ninene: McClure's -- Chapter ten: an imperial nation -- Chapter eleven: finding a mission -- Chapter twelve: muckrakers together -- Chapter thirteen: Siddall -- Chapter fourteen: an unhinged boss -- Chapter fiftfteen: the American magazine -- Chapter sixteen: materfamilias -- Chapter seventeen: the woman question -- Chapter eighteen: famous -- Chapter nineteen: business redeemed -- Chapter twenty: the final chapter.
Summary, etc.:
Follows the life of Ida Tarbell, the nineteenth-century author/journalist whose articles on the corrupt practices of John D. Rockeller and Standard Oil Company resulted in legislation against trusts.
Subject: Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 > Juvenile literature.
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944.
Journalists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Journalists.
Women > Biography.
Journalists.
Genre: Young adult literature.


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