Kane and Abel - Part 3, 1928-1932, Chapters 15-17 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, 1928-1932, Chapters 15-17 Summary

In Chapter 15, William falls in love with a young widow named Kate. He meets her while discussing her deceased husband's debts. He returns from tending to Kate's financial affairs just in time to hear the news that Wall Street has collapsed.

William's boss is sent to manage the London bank, giving William a promotion. This time when he asked to name Matthew as his assistant, there was no problem getting approval.

William and Abel meet for business in Chapter 15.

In Chapter 16 flashbacks, we learn Abel gets Davis Leroy's approval to fire lazy people, streamline payroll, and to fire employees who were stealing from the company. Leroy was so impressed that he made Abel manager of his hotel chain. Abel has so much confidence in the hotel chain that he buys 25 percent of its stock, with the blessing of Leroy.

Abel's physical...

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