Of Permanent Value-The Story of Warren Buffet

As most market aficionados know, Warren Buffett is one the most successful investors in history. The life story of Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, an investment holding company with a five-digit share price is fascinating. Buffett`s fortune, which he amassed with no inherited wealth, now places him among the richest people in the country. Indeed, he is the only person on the Forbes list of the 400 wealthiest Americans who secured his place entirely by investing.

Of Permanent Value-The Story of Warren Buffett offers an inside look into this remarkable man. It chronicles his life in 157, mostly brief and thoroughly entertaining, chapters. Numerous tales from friends, family, and business associates enliven the narrative. Of particular interest are two longer chapters on Buffett`s "wit" and "wisdom," which quote him at length and offer striking insight into his thoughts and investing philosophy.

Warren Buffett`s common sense, good humor, and basic decency shine through every page, adding luster to the lessons of his financial genius. Buffett, himself, is eminently quotable, and Andrew Kilpatrick includes him as an active player throughout. 

Andrew Kilpatrick is a reporter and Berkshire Hathaway shareholder. Of Permanent Value-The Story of Warren Buffett is clearly written with zest for a man he much admires.


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