The Associates: Four Capitalists Who Created America, by Richard Rayner
Collis Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker, and Mark Hopkins, four men based in Sacramento, California, were the masterminds behind the Transcontinental Railroad. These ruthless entrepreneurs stopped at nothing to achieve success. Lean about the staggering greed, lies, bribes, alleged murders, and shady backroom deals that transpired during this fascinating period of American history. Limited copies available at the reference desk.