James Scurlock discusses and signs King Larry

03/20/2012 7:00 pm
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695 E. Colorado Blvd
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Before computers and the internet made us neighbors of people across the globe, DHL led globalization by revolutionizing international shipping. Co-founding DHL in 1969 (three years before FedEx), Larry Hillblom turned international shipping into big business, toppling centuries-old postal monopolies. Instead of reveling in his accomplishments and wealth, Hillblom defied the world and became an international pariah retreating to a small tax haven in the Western Pacific. Eventually Hillblom’s amoral, thrill-seeking nature caught up to him when his seaplane disappeared off the coast of Anatahan, leaving behind an estate worth billions and an international fiasco that’s still unraveling today.

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$26.00
ISBN-13: 9781416589228
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Scribner, 1/2012