Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett

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The financial world's ongoing fascination with Warren Buffett is insatiable. Of Permanent Value hits bookshelves as the most comprehensive, informative biography yet on the investor who, through knowledge, savvy, and hard work, became the world's second-richest man. Avid investors will even find a chapter detailing Buffett's unprecedented investment record, quarter by quarter.

Filled with fascinating strategies, compelling stories, and rare photos. Of Permanent Value delivers a hard-hitting but highly readable story of how Buffett built his empire -- and what he plans to do next. It gives investors and Wall Street enthusiasts at every level:
-- Behind-the-scenes stories of Buffett's remarkable rise
-- Personal details of Buffett's best investment moves
-- A candid examination of history's most successful investor

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Follow Warren Buffett's success strategies for the 21st century

A Fascinating Journey Inside the World­­and Mind­­of Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is history's greatest investor­­and America's second-richest man. But how did Buffett reach that pinnacle? What did he see that others missed? And perhaps most important...

What does he see today?

Of Permanent Value is today's most complete, penetrating portrait of the life and times of Warren Buffett. This new edition­­comprehensively revised and updated for a new century­­makes you privy to his legendary investing secrets, and is a fascinating look at how Buffett is moving to conquer today's new-rules marketplace. Of Permanent Value details:


-How Buffett would have turned a 1956 investment of $10,000 into $250 million today­­ after taxes!
-Inside analyses of the recent purchases of General Re and Executive Jet, along with MidAmerican Energy­­Buffett's sleeping utility giant
-Buffett's thoughts and investment philosophies, revealed through extensive interviews with family, friends, and business associates

Filled with hundreds of rare photographs and fascinating facts, along with compelling stories from some of the world's leading public figures­­all told in nugget-sized chapters that are fascinating to read and impossible to put down­­Of Permanent Value is the story of Warren Buffett himself. It is an intrinsically American tale, one to which we can all relate...and from which we can all profit.

So pull up a seat and spend a few moments with the "Oracle of Omaha," one of the great financial minds of our­­or any­­era.

About the Author:

Andrew Kilpatrick's 20 year newspaper career included eight years as a business reporter. He is currently works for Prudential Securities and has emerged as one of the word's greatest authorities on Warren Buffet. This book is the fourth book that he has penned on the legendary investor, and his most definitive and complete (the first four were also self published). Mr. Kilpatrick holds a Master's Degree from the University of Vermont, and has served in both the Peace Corps and as a Naval Officer.

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