Penguin Random House
by Ted Rall
Real Estate Billionaire. Reality TV star. President?
Donald Trump inherited a fortune from his father. But he wanted more.
Shrewd and indefatigable, he never missed an opportunity to expand his holdings. He transformed himself into an international brand. He marketed his personality into a product.
He built an empire. But that wasn’t enough. He wanted to be President, and he was willing to do and say whatever it took.
Donald Trump, who never held political office, pulled off his ultimate acquisition: the hostile takeover of the Republican Party.
Everyone was shocked — except those who knew him.
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