Through amassing a huge fortune to believing that giving money away sooner was preferableIf this book has a limitation it is that it shies away from this book has a limitation it is that it shies away from a definitive interpretation f its subject that would aid the reader in coming to a deeper understanding f the real Warren Buffett The book ffers an account "of the complete Buffett mythology his folksy Midwestern values his common sense voice his sage wisdom about business It reinforces " the complete Buffett mythology his folksy Midwestern values his common sense voice his sage wisdom about business It reinforces philosophy Porter Rockwell: A Biography of investing in undervalued companies with excellent long term prospects his injunction via Graham to be fearful whenthers are greedy and greedy when Satire others are fearful It charts his growing fame his circus like shareholder meetings his numerous appearances in the business press andn business TV networks his love for Cherry Coke and Gorat s steakhouse And while the mythology is probed and dissected in some ways yes he s lived in the same house since 1958 but Schroeder points Deflower the Boss out that he has remodeled it since then I don t think the reader will come away from this book with a true understandingf what s driving him at least not with a view Hebrew magic amulets or interpretationf this that has the endorsement and exposition f "The AuthorIf I Had "authorIf I had take a guess the primary influence n Buffett seems to be his father Howard Buffett a stock broker from Omaha whose civic values led him to Washington DC where he served in Congress during Warren s youth His mix Being There of patriotism and business seems to have greatly influenced his son whom he tookn a visit to the New York Stock Exchange in 1940 at the age هذه بلادنا: الجواء of ten Buffett says he wanted money so he could be independent and didn t like to do manual labor but so do lotsf us and he didn t stop making money Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom once he d become independent so there is clearly to it than that It s this sortf reading f Buffett I wish there was f in this bookThe book is nonetheless filled with as much superficial detail as you could want about Buffett At 816 pages there s tons f information about his whole life and world it perfectly captures Buffett s voice as well as separate accounts f many important times in his life from the perspective Witness to the Martyrdom: John Taylor's Personal Account of the Last Days of the Prophet Joseph Smith of his family and friends Schroeder has. A investor has never written a memoir but finally has given Alice Schroeder unprecedented access to him and all those closest to his workpinions struggles triumphs follies and wisd. .
Warren Buffett is world famous for his success at investing A native f Omaha Nebraska the son f a stock broker who served several terms in Congress he began in business very young selling candy to neighbors and delivering newspapers but his real passion was reading everything he could get his hands n about investing in stocks and bonds learning about businesses and investing according to a carefully thought ut investing philosophy derived from the authors f several books he read who became "his mentors at Columbia Business School Benjamin Graham and David DoddThis "mentors at Columbia Business School Benjamin Graham and David DoddThis written with the cooperation f Buffett by Alice Schroeder an author with a Wall Street background is a thoroughly researched account The War at Home: One Family's Fight Against PTSD of his life and career beginning with his childhood in Omaha and following him through his education and his career as an investor and money manager who through the vehiclef his firm Berkshire Hathaway made himself and many f his investors very wealthy Indeed in 2008 he was named the richest man n earthThe book chronicles his philosophy f business and many f his uirks he favours Coke ver wine and burgers and steaks ver almost any Ten Thousand Goddam Cattle: A History of the American Cowboy in Song, Story and Verse other typef food and delves into numerous accounts Set Theory, Logic and Their Limitations of his investments which have spanned cocoa beans textile mills Wall Street investment banks and railroads among manythersBuffett comes across as an almost asocial machine constantly sifting through businesses to find the best bargains to invest in With family and friends he seems remote and absent minded uninterested in things that fall utside the world f business He seems never to have read a novel for instance r a poem When ne The Stringbean Murders of his friends pointsut a Picasso sketch أساطير شعبية من قلب جزيرة العرب: الجزء الرابع on the wall at his friend s house he says he hasn t noticed it even though he s been going there for 30 years He s also kindf funny about money which I suppose is not surprising given who he is That said he does change Stricken (Asphalt Cowboys, over the coursef his life in some respects and the book does a good job The Sporty Game of describing it showing for example how he was persuaded to be generous towards his children and describing the way he went from believing that his greatest service to humanity was. Recounting the life and timesf American Yakuza II onef the most respected men in the world The Snowball is the most fascinating financial success story Inventions That Changed the World: Working Wonders ofur time Warren Buffett the legendary Omah.