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The Resource The Bill Cook story : ready, fire, aim!, Bob Hammel

The Bill Cook story : ready, fire, aim!, Bob Hammel

Label
The Bill Cook story : ready, fire, aim!
Title
The Bill Cook story
Title remainder
ready, fire, aim!
Statement of responsibility
Bob Hammel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bill Cook epitomizes the American success story. His business ventures in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, genetics, real estate, retail management, and travel services have made him a billionaire. Yet, Cook continues to lead a modest life, involving himself in a variety of philanthropic activities that have included historic preservation and even a marching band. This riveting story is the first-ever biography of the entrepreneur who, working from the spare bedroom of his Bloomington, Indiana, apartment in 1963 with a 1,500 investment, began to construct the wire guides, needles, and cathete
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hammel, Bob
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cook, Bill
  • Cook, Bill
  • Billionaires
  • Businessmen
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Billionaires
  • Businessmen
  • Middle West
  • Billionaires
  • Businessmen
  • Cook, Bill, 1931-2011
Label
The Bill Cook story : ready, fire, aim!, Bob Hammel
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-402) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Bill Cook Story; Copyright; Dedication; contents ; Preface; A Day in a Life; KIDNAPPING; The Life; 1. Playing in Peoria; 2. The Canton High Years; 3. A Wide Gold Band; 4. Road to Bloomington; 5. Bedroom Beginning; Ain't but One Bill Cook; 6. Moving Up; An Ow, a Bow-Wow, a Hoosegow; 7. Team Taking Shape; Taking Flight; 8. Foothold in Europe; 9. Doctors; 10. Stents and Suits; 11. Health; 12. The Guidant Fiasco; The Band Director; 13. Philosophy; 14. Religion; 15. Politics; 16. Cook Clinic; The Bill Cook Plan for America; The Day Revisited; KIDNAPPING REDUX; 17. The Future; Wealth
  • 18. Power and Opportunity19. Rising Stars; 20. Restorations; 21. A Good Time in Our Lives; Acknowledgments; Sources and Notes; Index
Control code
ocn905991450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (441 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253018533
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gkrxj
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905991450
Label
The Bill Cook story : ready, fire, aim!, Bob Hammel
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-402) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Bill Cook Story; Copyright; Dedication; contents ; Preface; A Day in a Life; KIDNAPPING; The Life; 1. Playing in Peoria; 2. The Canton High Years; 3. A Wide Gold Band; 4. Road to Bloomington; 5. Bedroom Beginning; Ain't but One Bill Cook; 6. Moving Up; An Ow, a Bow-Wow, a Hoosegow; 7. Team Taking Shape; Taking Flight; 8. Foothold in Europe; 9. Doctors; 10. Stents and Suits; 11. Health; 12. The Guidant Fiasco; The Band Director; 13. Philosophy; 14. Religion; 15. Politics; 16. Cook Clinic; The Bill Cook Plan for America; The Day Revisited; KIDNAPPING REDUX; 17. The Future; Wealth
  • 18. Power and Opportunity19. Rising Stars; 20. Restorations; 21. A Good Time in Our Lives; Acknowledgments; Sources and Notes; Index
Control code
ocn905991450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (441 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253018533
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gkrxj
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905991450

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