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The Reichmanns

Anthony Bianco

The Reichmanns

family, faith, fortune and the empire of Olympia andYork.

by Anthony Bianco

  • 20 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Times Business in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reichmann family.,
  • Jews -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Jews, Hungarian -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Jews -- Hungary -- Biography.,
  • Orthodox Judaism -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22417885M
    ISBN 100812921402

    The Reichmanns by Anthony Bianco February 3, Septem Rebecca Kurson 0 Comments Anthony Bianco, Henry Holt, Olympia & York, THE REICHMANNS This tremendous, all-encompassing biography chronicles one of the most powerful and secretive family dynasties of the 20th century. Get this from a library! Towers of debt: the rise and fall of the Reichmanns: the Olympia & York story. [Peter Foster] -- ""Donald Trump was chopped liver when compared with the Reichmann brothers," wrote a business reporter in Newsweek. At its peak, according to Business Week, the Reichmanns' family company Olympia &.

    Book # Reichmanns: Family, Faith, Fortune and the Empire of Olympia and York. Why we recommend this book: An inspiring and cautionary story about one of the most successful real estate developers in history, who’s exponential and seemingly unstoppable growth was brought to a halt by an economic recession and overly grand ambitions. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

      The Reichmanns' brand of Judaism, Bianco writes, is "a fortress against the society of nonbelievers and to some extent against modernity itself." Their father, Samuel, made his first fortune as an.   The Reichmanns Family, Faith, Fortune, and the Empire of Olympia & York. By Anthony Bianco. Illustrated. pp. New York: Times Books/Random House. $


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The Reichmanns: Family, Faith, Fortune, and the Empire of Olympia & York was hard to get into at first, due to the small and crowded text. After watching the documentary Faith and Fortune: The Reichmann Story, however, I was able to return to the book with gusto. The movie clarified who was who in the book, and motivated me to compare the book /5(19).

The Reichmanns was hard to get into at first, due to the small and crowded text. After watching the documentary Faith and Fortune: The Reichmann Story, however, I was able to return to the book with movie clarified who was who in the book, and motivated me to compare the book to the documentary/5.

The Reichmanns: Family, Faith, Fortune, and the Empire of Olympia & York was hard to get into at first, due to the small and crowded watching the documentary Faith and Fortune: The Reichmann Story, however, I was able to return to the book with movie clarified who was who in the book, and motivated me to compare the book to the documentary/5(18).

Just as stated in the dust cover of the book, Anthony Bianco's book "The Reichmanns"combines the themes of at least three other books i.e."World of Our Fathers", "The Warburgs" and "Barbarians at the Gate." Addtionally, the book throws some addtional light on Margaret Thacher's England and the Mulrooney government of Canada in the s/5(5).

The epic rise and spectacular fall of the devoutly religious and secretive family that was one of the ten richest of the world. The Reichmanns is filled with fascinating characters, epic scope, and an illuminating look at the world of the ultra-orthodox. 16 Pages: The Reichmanns Hardcover – Dec 28 by Anthony Bianco (Author) out of 5 stars 11 ratings.

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The Reichmanns descend from Hungarian-Jewish scions who, according to legend, purposely took the name Reichmann (``rich man'') in hopes that it would prove prophetic.

The Reichmann elders, Samuel and Renee, were forced to flee Hungary as. The Reichmanns Family, Faith, Fortune, and the Empire of Olympia & York (Book): Bianco, Anthony.

The Reichmann family is a Canadian family best known for their property empire built through the Olympia and York company. At the family's peak, their combined wealth was estimated at $13bn, making them the fourth richest family on the planet.

Fortunes waned, particularly with the ill-fated Canary Wharf development which saw the family business file for bankruptcy in with. Beginning in eighteenth-century rural Hungary, The Reichmanns illuminates the origins of the family and of Jewish ultra-Orthodoxy. Bianco paints a vivid picture of this lost world of small Jewish villages and the entrepreneurial young men who built the initial Reichmann wealth.

Unlike many other Jews - and unlike the Rothschilds, Warburgs, and other great Jewish families - the. The Reichmanns: Family, Faith, Fortune, and the Empire of Olympia & York DecemCrown Business Hardcover in English - 1st ed edition.

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The Reichmanns by Anthony Bianco,Times Business edition, in English - 1st ed. The Reichmanns ( edition) | Open LibraryPages:   Anthony Bianco's book, The Reichmanns: Family, Faith, Fortune, and the Empire of Olympia and York did a pretty comprehensive job on tracking down the roots of the enigmatic Reichmann clan.

Paul (Moshe Yosef) Reichmann (Hebrew: משה יוסף רייכמן ‎‎; 27 September – 25 October ) was a Canadian businessman and member of the Reichmann family. He is best known for his leadership of the Olympia & York real estate development company.

1 Formative years. 2 Rising success. 4 Recovery and : 27 SeptemberVienna, Austria. Click to read more about The Reichmanns: Family, Faith, Fortune, and the Empire of Olympia & York by Anthony Bianco. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5.

“The Reichmanns built one of the great family fortunes in the world and lost it,” said Bianco, who had to resign from his position as senior writer with BusinessWeek in New York to write the book. “The Reichmanns, and Paul especially, are a throwback to.

Paul Reichmann showing Margaret Thatcher a model of Canary Wharf in who produced a book on the family The Reichmanns would send workers home early on Fridays to observe the sabbath Author: David Teather.

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This is a fine, well-researched and elegantly written book--if you have the time and strength to read through its nearly pages.

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