Threshold Resistance: The Extraordinary Career of a Luxury Ret

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In this candid memoir, A. Alfred Taubman explains how a dyslexic Jewish kid from Detroit grew up to be a billionaire retailing pioneer, an intimate of European aristocrats and Palm Beach socialites, a respected philanthropist and, at age 78, a federal prisoner.

With a unique blend of humor and genius, Taubman shows how selling fine art and antiques really isn't that different from marketing root beer or football, and offers penetrating insights into that quintessential palace

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Publisher:HarperCollins
ISBN:9780061754043
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Words: 64,024
Unique Words: 5,762
Avg Sentence (words): 16.55
Avg Word (chars): 4.66
Chapters: 31
Paragraphs: 1,940
People: 744
Places: 251
Things: 399
Adult Reading Time:4:16
Sentiment: 0.03
Intensity: 0.08
Profanity: 27
SAT Words: 651
Reading Level:9.2
Complexity Index: 131

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