The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

Author(s): Alice Schroeder


Recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, The Snowball is the most fascinating financial success story of our time. Warren Buffett, the legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but finally has given Alice Schroeder unprecedented access to him and all those closest to his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies and wisdom. The result is this personally revealing and complete biography of 'The Oracle of Omaha', indispensable reading for those who wish to know the man behind the outstanding achievements.


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The Snowball was a BookScan Hardback Non-fiction bestseller in hardback and the paperback will be launched with a major consumer campaign focussed on key centres of business. Aimed at fans of books by business giants such as Alan Greenspan and Richard Branson as well as fans of What They Don't Teach You At Harvard Business School and The One-Minute Manager. Warren Buffett is regularly profiled and quoted in the business and national press, especially during the recent global economic crisis

Alice Schroeder began her career as a certified public accountant, working for Ernst Young before being appointed as a managing director at Morgan Stanley in the equities division. She was the number 1-ranked Institutional Investor All-America Research analyst in 2001 and 2002, and a member of the All-America Research team for seven years. Schroeder first met Warren Buffett in 1998. By 2001, Buffett began to suggest that Alice shift from the business of following stocks in order to write full-time.

General Fields

  • : 9780747596493
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : 0.609
  • : April 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 50mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alice Schroeder
  • : Paperback
  • : 2
  • : English
  • : 332.6092
  • : From
  • : 832