Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son Being the Letters Written by John Graham

  • by George Horace Lorimer
  • Narrated by Alan Taylor
  • 4 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

George Horace Lorimer is best known as the editor of The Saturday Evening Post, where he was credited with promoting and discovering authors like Jack London.
Lorimer compiled his life advice into the fictional letters from John "Old Gorgon" Graham to his son Pierrepont. John Graham is a Chicago-based pork and finance baron. In the letters Pierrepont receives advice for his different stages of life.
Old Gorgon's advice is packed throughout the book, easy to understand, and still rings true today.


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Customer Reviews

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Superb book

This classic book is finally available in audio format. The narrator is doing an incredible job. Worth every cent (or credit).
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- Marius Waage Aabel


I loved the story and the way his fathers learned life values and viewpoints were revealed.

What a great father and a great book.

Moments of blunt humor.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-30-2017
  • Publisher: Erik Holland