Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun?:  How Reginald Lewis Created a Billion-Dollar Business Empire

Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun?: How Reginald Lewis Created a Billion-Dollar Business Empire

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Overview

A riveting biography which tells the rags-to-riches story of a shrewd and determined businessman. Lewis grew up in a Baltimore ghetto yet graduated from Harvard Law School, gained experience as an attorney and successfully engineered the historic $985 million leveraged buyout of food giant Beatrice International.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575110042
Publisher: Publishing Mills, Inc., The
Publication date: 12/01/1995
Edition description: 2 Cassettes
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 7.02(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

REGINALD F. LEWIS was chairman, chief executive, and principal shareholder of TLC Beatrice International Holdings, Inc., until his untimely death of brain cancer in January 1993. He was fifty years old when he died.

BLAIR S. WALKER is a former financial writer with the "Money" section of USA Today. He has also worked as an editor with New York Newsday and as a reporter with the Chicago bureau of The Associated Press.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:
A Kid from East Baltimore.
Lewis's ``Demon Work Ethic'': The High School Years.
``I'm Going to Be a Millionaire'': Lewis at Virginia State.
No Application Needed: Breaking Down the Doors of Harvard Law.
Building His Own Law Practice: The Years of Struggle.
``Masterful'' Man: Winning Loida Nicolas.
``I Was Not Ready.'' Piloting McCall for a 90-to-1 Gain.
The Biggest Deal of All: The Billion-Dollar LBO of Beatrice.
Taming a Business Behemoth.
A Door to a New Universe.
Connoisseur, Philanthropist, Citizen of the World.
Epilogue.
Sources Interviewed.
Index.
About the Authors.

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