Appetite for America : How Visionary Businessman Fred Harvey Built a Railroad Hospitality Empire That Civilized the Wild West (Hardcover)

Author: Fried, Stephen

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Fried tells the story of Fred Harvey who came to the U.S. from England in the 1850s, worked for the railroads, and at the age of 40 had an idea that would forever change the way Americans eat, drink, sleep, and travel: a trackside eatery. b&w photo insert.

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780553804379
SKU 211428543
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0553804375
Release Date 3/23/2010
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