J. R. Simplot: A billion the hard way

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This is the story of a kid who dropped out of school at age fourteen to parlay a few pigs into one of America s largest privately held companies. The book tells how a chance meeting while trying to collect a debt positioned Simplot to become a major World War II supplier of food for United States armed forces.

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Dr. Louie W. Attebery is an authority on American folklore. He is former chairman of the Department of English at The College of Idaho in Caldwell, Idaho. He has written several books, numerous articles and given numerous talks on American and Western folklore, and was a member of the first executive council of the Western Literature Association.

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"Finally, someone's written a biography of J.R. "Jack" Simplot. Idaho's spud king, and sometime computer-chip angel, is known for his homespun humor." The Idaho Business Review, Steven Anderson (Steven Anderson The Idaho Business Review)

"First detailed biography of J. R. Simplot, one of Idaho and the West's most successful entrepreneurs." Dave Wilkins, Capital Press (Dave Wilkins Capital Press) --Dave Wilkins

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