Baker & Taylor Offers alphabetically arranged profiles of more than one hundred thirty-five women who have succeeded in American business.
Book News While their stories are often not widely known, American women have succeeded as merchants, factory owners, executives, and small business owners. This reference provides insight into the lives and achievements of some 135 women who have earned prominence for their business acumen, including Clara Brown, a former slave who invested in real estate, Jenny Craig, the creator of a weight-loss empire, and Oprah Winfrey, successful talk-show host and publisher. B&w photos are included. Sherrow has written some 60 books for young people, including biographies and reference books. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)