TITLE

The Beans of Freeport, Maine

PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
Yankee;Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a story from the archives of `Yankee' magazine about how the residents of Freeport, Maine, got free financial advice from businessman L.L. Bean and his stockbroker, though they weren't aware they were giving it. Seasonal aspects of advice.
ACCESSION #
9301103727

 

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