You may know the names of famous millionaires and wonder how they struck it rich. This unique collection of short audio stories from The Amazing People Club tells their tales. It explores the lives of four amazing millionaires and follows them on their amazing journeys to fame and fortune.
Meet Cesar Ritz, the man behind the term "Ritzy", whose life was just that. He came to be known as the 'king of hoteliers, and hotelier to kings'. Then, meet the man behind the Nobel Prizes. Alfred Nobel's life, often shrouded in mystery, comes to life through his BioViews® as we explore his career as a chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. Unknown to many people, he actually invented dynamite! Next, Meet Howard Hughes - aviator, engineer, industrialist, film producer, film director and philanthropist who became who became one of the wealthiest people in the world. Another fascinating character is Henry Wellcome. He may have saved your life with the medicines he produced. The Wellcome Trust is one of the largest medical charities in the world. Each story is unique and amazing and could perhaps be just what you need for inspiration to achieve your own ambitions.
Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.
©2011 Charles Margerison (P)2011 Hachette
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