Appetite for America

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In the Wild West of bat Masterson and Billy Kidd, when the United States was still uniting and a deal could be made with a simple handshake, a visionary young immigrant worked his way up from dishwasher to founding father of the nation's service industry. With the verve and passion of Fred Harvey himself, award-winning journalist Stephen Fried tells the story of how this determined entreprenuer built his business from a single lunch counter into a family empire that stretched across the West. 518 pages