Rogues Life: R. Clay Crawford, Prison Escapee, Union Army Officer, Pretend Millionaire, Phony Physician and the Most Respected Man Lewis A. Lawson

ISBN: 9781306155915

Published: April 16th 2014

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235 pages


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Rogues Life: R. Clay Crawford, Prison Escapee, Union Army Officer, Pretend Millionaire, Phony Physician and the Most Respected Man  by  Lewis A. Lawson

Rogues Life: R. Clay Crawford, Prison Escapee, Union Army Officer, Pretend Millionaire, Phony Physician and the Most Respected Man by Lewis A. Lawson
April 16th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 235 pages | ISBN: 9781306155915 | 10.35 Mb

This book reveals the life of R. Clay Crawford, his dreams, his schemes, his successes and his failures, as he launched himself into many of the most turbulent episodes of nineteenth-century United States history. Like everyone else, he was born withMoreThis book reveals the life of R. Clay Crawford, his dreams, his schemes, his successes and his failures, as he launched himself into many of the most turbulent episodes of nineteenth-century United States history.

Like everyone else, he was born with a family history, not just genetic, but also cultural, determinants- this book therefore reveals the influences on his behavior inherited from his father and his grandfathers. And, again like everyone else, he passed on to his children a model, not just genetic, but cultural. Even so, Clays story is not just a family affair. Clay was a self-made man, living in an age when that figure was thought to be a national asset--he thus stands out as a warning that the worship of the self-made man produces more rogues than Rockefellers.



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