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    • Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son Being the Letters Written by John Graham

    • Head of the House of Graham & Company, Pork-Packers in Chicago
    • By: George Horace Lorimer
    • Narrated by: Alan Taylor
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    George Horace Lorimer is best known as the editor of The Saturday Evening Post, where he was credited with promoting and discovering authors like Jack London. Lorimer compiled his life advice into the fictional letters from John "Old Gorgon" Graham to his son Pierrepont. John Graham is a Chicago-based pork and finance baron. In the letters Pierrepont receives advice for his different stages of life. Old Gorgon's advice is packed throughout the book, easy to understand, and still rings true today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb book

    • By Marius Waage Aabel on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son

    • By: George Horace Lorimer
    • Narrated by: Kevin Theis
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    George Horace Lorimer was an American journalist and author. He is best known as the editor of The Saturday Evening Post. During his editorial reign, the Post rose from a circulation of several thousand to over a million. He is credited with promoting or discovering a large number of American writers, e.g. Jack London. Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son has been widely praised and is full of timeless advice everyone can learn from.

    Regular price: $14.95