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The Snowball

Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

By Alice Schroeder
24-minute read
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The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder

The Snowball (2008) offers a revealing look at the life and times of one of modern America’s most fascinating men: Warren Buffett. Find out how this shy and awkward man earned his first million dollars and how following a few fundamental rules enabled him to become the world’s wealthiest man.

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“Warren Buffet is one of those people who seems to have a magic touch. It’s almost as if he’s aware of certain universal secrets that nobody else is privy to! I love learning more about what made him so successful (he memorized textbooks?!) and trying to figure out what makes him tick.” – Ben S., Head of Audio at Blinkist

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Alice Schroeder began her career as an insurance analyst before taking Warren Buffett’s suggestion and becoming a full-time writer. She is currently a columnist for Bloomberg News. The Snowball was named one of the ten best books of 2008 by Time magazine.

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