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You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Would you like to change to the site? Janet Lowe. Request permission to reuse content from this site. Undetected location. NO YES. Damn Right! Selected type: Hardcover. Added to Your Shopping Cart. This is a dummy description. Praise for Damn Right! There is a method to his mastery and, through this book, we get a chance to learn about this rare individual.
With a biographer's detachment, an historian's thoroughness, and a financial writer's common sense, Lowe produces a riveting account of the family, personal, and business life of the idiosyncratically complex and endlessly fascinating figure. Now we can rest and enjoy reading Janet Lowe's book about this rare intellectual jewel called Charlie Munger. But his life should be explained.
In a city where heroism is too often confused with celebrity, Charlie is a true hero and mentor. He lives the life lessons that he has studiously extracted from other true heroes and mentors, from Ben Franklin to Ben Graham.
This book illuminates those life lessons. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Table of contents An Extraordinary Combination of Minds. The Nebraskans. Surviving the Wars. Putting Together a New Life. Munger Makes His First Million. A Combination of Big Ideas. Pound-for-Pound, the Best Law Firm. Blue Chip Stamps. See's Candy Teaches a Lesson. The Belous Case. The Buffalo Evening News.
The Blossoming of Berkshire Hathaway. Berkshire in the s--Power Building. Salomon Brothers. Doing Good at Good Samaritan Hospital. Elder Statesman and Conscience of the Investment World.
A Time to Reap Rewards. Janet Lowe' s books on business and finance have been translated into 17 tongues, including Thai, Hebrew, Slovenian and three different kinds of Chinese. President of the San Diego Press Club, former financial editor of the San Diego Tribune and the author of 16 books, Lowe' s writing focuses on the leaders of specific industries. Her latest work, "Damn Right! The very rich, she observes, seem to have one particular thing in common. They are not inheritors.
They did not fall by it accidentally," she said. Lowe challenges the stereotype of the wealthy as dishonest and ruthless. Money talks - but it talks straight.
They'll tell you that if you' re not a straight shooter and an honest dealer, people will see that and not work with you.
Damn Right! : Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger [Paperback]
The success story of Berkshire for a long time has focused only on Warren Buffett, the front man with the knack of explaining even the most complicated issues in a funny and folksy manner. So I was pretty surprised that there is a much older book about Charlie than the others. The book starts slowly with some stories on his parents and grand parents but gets more interesting pretty quickly. Munger started early on as a lawyer but discovered that he can make more money by being a real estate developer and started buying plots, building and selling apartments and houses. He then started to buy parts of or whole small companies.
Damn Right! : Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger
Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger
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