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

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subject_facet Monopoly (Game) -- History
title_display The monopolists : obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game
title_full The 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_short The monopolists :
title_sub Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game
topic_facet Games
History
Monopoly (Game)
Nonfiction