Journalist Eleanor Randolph offers a thorough look at the extraordinary energy that enabled Michael Bloomberg to become a successful financier, businessman, politician and philanthropist. She recounts his family origins, the hard lessons a poor boy learned at Johns Hopkins, Harvard and Salomon Brothers, and the way he used those lessons during his administration as mayor of New York City. She offers interesting insights as she explains the values and criteria that make for success in Bloomberg’s eyes. Now that Bloomberg is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President, Randolph’s work gives a real-world picture of how this many-faceted man would run the United States.
About the Author
Eleanor Randolph, who has covered Michael Bloomberg throughout his political career, has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic and Vogue.