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The Strong City
The Strong City
Author: Taylor Caldwell
Poverty had drained him of all mercy, the great blast furnaces of the steel mills had burned all love and honor from his heart. Nothing was left but a hunger of wealth, a dream of power, and the terrible knowledge that only the ruthless could rise from the muck to live in the mansions of the mighty.  — Obsessed by this savage vision, he claw...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780515078732
ISBN-10: 0515078735
Publication Date: 8/1/1984
Pages: 541
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Publisher: Jove
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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THE MAGNIFICENT SAGA OF A MAN POSSESSED BY POWER - AND THE WOMAN HE COULDN'T FORGET... Power was his passion and his destiny, the eternal flame in the heart of darkness that carried Franz Stoessel through the white-hot hell of Pennsyvania's steel mills to the top of the dynasty he had once served... From the great blast furnaces to the splendors of the Schmidt mansion, he blazed a trail of blind ambition and burning hate. EMMI, his mother, disowned him... ERNESTINE, his heiress-wife, gave him her hand and lost her heart... IRMGARD, his cousin, his curse, loved him with all her woman's ardor - and despised him with all the strength of her indomitable soul.


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