AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

FOUNDER: A Portrait of the First Rothschild & His Time

by | Read by Michael Prichard

Biography & Memoir • 6 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1996

In FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Tevye sings, "If I were a rich man." In the original Sholem Aleichem stories that the musical is based on, Tevye sighs, "If I were a Rothschild." The most powerful banking family in the world, the Rothschilds emerged from the Frankfurt ghetto in the late 1700's and are still prominent today. Little is known about the founder of the clan, Meyer Amschel Rothschild, an omission Amos Elon seeks to rectify with this fascinating book. Michael Prichard narrates in the style of the old newsreels, an approach oddly complementary to the text. Y.R. © AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/NOV 99]

Advertisement

Formats

Book pak • Books on Tape • 1999

CS ISBN 0736644180 $32.00 • Four cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×