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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Leslie Whitaker  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;


Died: 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

-- Leslie Whitaker on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

The author lived in Oak Park for 15 years.

Biographical and Professional Information

Published Works

  • Maye and Faye's Building and Loan, Thorndike Press, 1997
  • Wakw Up and Smell the Money, Not Listed, 2XXX
  • The Beardstown Ladies Common Sense Investment Guide, Hyperion, 1995
  • The Good Girls Guide to Negotiating:..., Little, Brown & Company, 2002

Selected Titles At Your Library

Maye & Faye's building & loan :
ISBN: 0786210400. OCLC Number:

Thorndike Press,. Thorndike, Me. :. ©1997.

Wake up and smell the money :
ISBN: 0140288554. OCLC Number:

Penguin Books,. New York, N.Y. :. 2000, ©1999.

The Beardstown Ladies' common-sense investment guide :
ISBN: 0786881208. OCLC Number:

Hyperion,. New York :. ©1994.

With a portfolio worth more than $90,000 and an impressive average return of 23 percent, the Beardstown Ladies' Investment Club has the secret recipe for investment success. These sixteen women have been outperforming mutual funds and professional money managers 3 to 1; now they reveal their secrets in this book -- a profitable and accessible strategy to investing that even inexperienced investors can follow.

The good girl's guide to negotiating :
ISBN: 0316601470. OCLC Number:

Little Brown,. Boston :. 2002.