PRINCE OF DARKNESS: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire
Reveals the larger than life story of Hamilton, a black man who defied every convention of his time. A wheeler and dealer in the business world of Wall Street, he married a white woman, speculated in the shares of railroad companies that did not allow him on their trains, and generally set his white contemporaries' teeth on edge when he wasn't just plain outsmarting them.
Publisher: St. Martin's
Item #: 3826171
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