The monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game

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subject_facetMonopoly (Game) -- History
title_displayThe monopolists : obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game
title_fullThe Monopolists Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game
The monopolists : obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game / Mary Pilon
title_shortThe monopolists
title_subObsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game
topic_facetGames
History
Monopoly (Game)
Nonfiction