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Baron Abel Rosnovski started life as Wladek Koskiewicz, a baby born in the Polish forest to a mother who died in childbirth.

After surviving imprisonment by Germans, then Russians, the boy finally escapes and seeks a new life in America, where immigration officials get his name from a silver bracelet given to him by the man he discovers is his father, Baron Abel Rosnovski.

From an early age, Abel had the desire and capacity to learn. When reaching America, he worked and studied English at a university, eventually getting his degree. He also learned by watching people. He became entranced with the lives of the rich people he served as a waiter at a New York hotel and decided his goal was to become an equal to them.

His work ethic and drive earned him the respect of his employers. One left him his hotel chain...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Kane and Abel from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.