Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist

Review Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist 



Warren Buffet is considered the most successful investor of all time. With his net worth reaching almost $90 billion, Buffet has taken the financial markets world by storm thanks to investing in trading. Although he is the fourth richest man on earth, Buffet remains to live a modest life. But if you are dying to know how Buffet did it all and learn a thing or two, this is the book for you.

Buffet: The Making of an American Capitalist is the book written by Roger Lowenstein dedicated to Warren Buffet. This book will tour readers to Buffet’s life and career story. This book also explains Warren’s investment strategy and how it is a mirror of his inner self.

About the Author

Roger Lowenstein was a correspondent at Wall Street for over ten years. Some of his writings include Journal’s stock market column, Heard on the Street, and the Intrinsic Value column. Today, he still writes a column for Smart Money magazine. His books include The New Republic and his bestseller Buffet: The Making of an American Capitalist.

Table of Contents

The book presents Warren Buffet’s life and career details presented as follows:


  1. Omaha
  2. Runaway
  3. Graham
  4. Beginnings
  5. Partners
  6. Go-go
  7. Berkshire Hathaway
  8. Return of the Native
  9. Alter ego
  10. Washington redux
  11. Press lord
  12. Partners, redux
  13. The carpet woman
  14. The eighties
  15. Public and Private
  16. Crash
  17. A brief introduction to darts
  18. Secrets of the temple
  19. Howie Buffet’s corn
  20. Rhinophobia
  21. The King
  22. Salomon’s court
  23. Buffet’s trolley

Afterword: January 2008