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Published: 01 May 2017

544 Pages | 40 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190455743

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Jenkins of Mexico

How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Andrew Paxman

  • First biography in English of an American who became the richest man in Mexico.
  • Sheds light on American entrepreneurs who built up multiple industries in Mexico, including textile mills, real estate, banking, and film.
  • Highly readable story of a man who was larger than life.