The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance

Ron Chernow, Author
Ron Chernow, Author Simon & Schuster $20 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-73400-8
Reviewed on: 03/04/1991
Release date: 03/01/1991
J. P. Morgan Sr.'s close relationship with Teddy Roosevelt; his son Jack Morgan's clientele of governments, finance ministers and central banks; and the Morgan realm's split under New Deal legislation are examined in detail in this National Book Award winner. ``Packed with revelations, Chernow's mammoth history demystifies the inner workings of the secretive Morgan banking empire,'' PW said . Photos . Author tour. (Mar.)
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