Richard Pratt

Richard Pratt

One Out of the Box : the Secrets of An Australian Billionaire

Book - 2009
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Richard Pratt was one of Australia's most successful, formidableand charismatic businessmen. Yet for all this he was unfailinglyhuman, his life playing out like a drama even after the finalact.

Self-made billionaire, family man, generous philanthropist,patron of the arts and Carlton Football Club saviour were just afew of Pratt's many guises, and in this compelling biography thetruth behind the headlines is revealed. The twists and turns ofPratt's life are chronicled with candour -- from humblebeginnings in Poland to the heights of global business successtainted by the humiliating price-fixing scandal that earned Visythe largest corporate fine in Australia's history.

Pratt's many achievements and controversies polarised publicopinion but made him one of Australia's most enigmatic publicfigures. Though his legacy is debatable, no-one can deny thatRichard Pratt was ... one out of the box .

Publisher: Milton, Qld. : 2009
ISBN: 9781742169606
Branch Call Number: B 338.43676092 PRAT
Characteristics: xiv, 210 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Myer, Rod


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