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Ray & Joan

Lisa Napoli

Ray & Joan

the man who made the McDonald"s fortune and the woman who gave it all away

by Lisa Napoli

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Restaurateurs,
  • Women and peace,
  • Women philanthropists,
  • McDonald"s Corporation,
  • Businesspeople,
  • Antinuclear movement,
  • Women,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-353).

    Other titlesRay and Joan, Man who made the McDonald"s fortune and the woman who gave it all away
    StatementLisa Napoli
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV541 .N33 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination353 pages
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27218726M
    ISBN 101101984953
    ISBN 109781101984956
    LC Control Number2016023340
    OCLC/WorldCa951742409

    Ray & Joan is a quintessentially American tale of corporate intrigue and private passion: a struggling Mad Men–era salesman with a vision fora fast-food franchise that would become one of the world's most enduring brands, and a beautiful woman willing to risk her marriage and her reputation to promote controversial causes that touched her deeply.   Ray and Joan is mostly about Joan Kroc, wife of Ray Kroc of McDonald's fame. Although the story of Ray is told, it really more about Joan's life as a philanthropist after Ray died. Although Ray was the one interested in making money, ironically Joan was richer than he was (after he died) because of the ever increasing value of McDonald's stock.

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