From the Publisher: Jun 19 1989

What leads a writer to choose his specialty? For Andrew Tobias, it was his experience as a part-time entrepreneur at Harvard in the late 1960s. Joining in several college-run ventures, he rented refrigerators to dorm dwellers and helped write the popular Let's Go: The Student Guide to Europe. Says Tobias: "I learned a lot in a short time, but I decided that I have more fun writing about business than trying to run one."

By the time he earned his M.B.A. at Harvard Business School in 1972, Tobias had published the first of his seven books. Among them: Fire and Ice,...

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