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By Eddie Brown,Blair S. Walker

Beating the Odds is the inconceivable, inspiring autobiography of monetary guru Eddie C. Brown, one of many nation's best inventory pickers and funds managers. It information how Brown skillfully stored Brown Capital administration afloat throughout the dot-com bust, Sep 11 and the nice Recession. Born to a 13-year-old unwed mom within the rural South, this African-American funding whiz created a Baltimore-based monetary company that gathered greater than $6 Billion lower than administration.

Brown delves into the profound heartbreak and disorientation upon the loss of life of his loved grandmother – who was once his surrogate mom -- and recounts how Brown's moonshine-running Uncle Jake hence turned the dominant grownup determine in Brown's existence. His unflinchingly sincere, easy-to-read memoir information how highbrow interest, abiding self-belief, labor and divine windfall helped Brown earn an electric engineering measure, develop into a military officer, and later a civilian IBM engineer. Readers will study of the strife that ensued while Brown surrender IBM to earn an MBA, resulting in funding jobs that ready him to begin his personal cash administration corporation in 1983.

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