This book tells the story of the founder of Bank of Italy which later became Bank of America : Amadeo Peter Giannini.
Amadeo was the son of Italian migrants to the United States of America in the mid-1800s who from simple peasants became landowners.
The book tells the story of the Giannini family beginning with the emigration and childhood of Amadeo, who was orphaned of his father at a young age had to grow up quickly.
The book not only exposes the historical context in which Amadeo spent his life, but also describes the values, principles and ethics of Amadeo, who through his bank enabled the lives of so many people to be improved.
An important lesson in what should be the role of banks in our society.