|05-05-2011, 04:20 AM||#166|
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: TN, USA
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Kane and Abel , by Jeffrey Archer, is free for UK customers in the Kindle store (UK link)
They had only one thing in common . . .
William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant - two men born on the same day on opposite sides of the world, their paths destined to cross in the ruthless struggle to build a fortune. The marvellous story, spanning sixty years, of two powerful men linked by an all-consuming hatred, brought together by fate to save . . . and finally destroy . . . each other.
The CV, by Alan Sugar, is free for UK customers in the Kindle store (UK link)
Alan Sugar was born in 1947 and brought up on a council estate in Clapton, in Hackney. As a kid he watched his dad struggle to support the family, never knowning from one week to the next if he'd have a job. It had a huge impact on him, fuelling a drive to succeed that was to earn him a sizeable personal fortune. Now he describes his amazing journey, from schoolboy enterprises like making and selling his own ginger beer to setting up his own company at nineteen; from Amstrad's groundbreaking ventures in hi-fi and computers, which made him the darling of the stock exchange, to the dark days when he nearly lost it all; from his pioneering deal with Rupert Murdoch to his boardroom battles at Tottenham Hotspur FC. He takes us into the world of The Apprentice, and describes his appointment as advisor to the government and elevation to the peerage. Like the man himself, this autobiography is forthright, funny and sometimes controversial.
|05-05-2011, 10:32 AM||#167|
Join Date: Jan 2011
Device: Kindle 3
We need a new "Free Books for May" thread built. Ya know, since we're five days into the month and everything.
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