The monopolists: obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game

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full_title monopolists obsession fury and the scandal behind the worlds favorite board game
author pilon mary
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display_description "The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins. Most think it was invented by an unemployed Pennsylvanian who sold his game to Parker Brothers during the Great Depression in 1935 and lived happily--and richly--ever after. That story, however, is not exactly true"--
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subject_facet Monopoly (Game) -- History
target_audience Adult
target_audience_full Adult
title The monopolists : obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game
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_sort monopolists obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game
title_sub obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game
topic Biography & Autobiography, Business, Monopoly (Game) History, Nonfiction
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Business, History, Monopoly (Game), Nonfiction