How They Succeeded

Orison Swett Marden

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How They Succeeded: Life Stories of Successful Men Told by Themselves is a book by American inspirational author Orison Swett Marden, that was first published in 1901. The book recounts first-person interviews with successful titans of industry, innovation, academia, literature, and music - and despite the title, there are some women in here too. People in the book include: Thomas Edison, John Wanamaker, Marshall Field, Alexander Graham Bell, Philip D. Armour, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, Mary E. Proctor, Jacob Gould Schurman, Darius Ogden Mills, William Dean Howells, Julia Ward Howe, John Burroughs, General Lew Wallace, John B. Herreshoff, Amelia E. Barr, Theodore Thomas, Helen Gould, John Burroughs, and James Witcomb Riley.

This book has 65,480 words, 120 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1901.

Production notes: This ebook of How They Succeeded was published by Global Grey in 2021, and updated on the 22nd January 2024. The artwork used for the cover is 'Letter' by Janez Šubic.

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