Nov. 20--The 50 Best (and Worst) Business Deals of All Time
By Michael Craig
The Career Press Franklin Lakes, N.J., 203 pages, $21.99
BOOK TACKLES THE COMPLEXITIES OF FIGURING OUT WHO WON AND WHO LOST: Many generations of American students have been taught that Peter Minuit pulled a slick one on the Carnasee Indians in 1626 when he bought Manhattan Island from them for a sackful of cheap costume jewelry.
That's not necessarily so, says Michael Craig in his new book, "The 50 Best (and Worst) Business Deals of All Time". While it might seem to most Europeans and Americans that the Carnasees got snookered, they made a good deal from their perspective, Craig says. …