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Dave Thomas: Wendy's founder

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ABDO Publishing Co.,
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In this title, unwrap the life of talented Wendy's founder Dave Thomas! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood love of restaurants. Students can follow Thomas's success story from his teenage years in the restaurant business, to his investment in Kentucky Fried Chicken, to his founding of Wendy's Old-Fashioned Hamburgers. Thomas's family and his retirement years as a television advertising star are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest, including Thomas's focus on adoption and the state of Wendy's in the fast food world today. An entertaining sidebar, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing.

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Grouping Title dave thomas wendys founder
Grouping Author llanas sheila griffin
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Last Grouping Update 2017-12-19 00:14:04AM
Last Indexed 2019-06-24 00:37:42AM

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subject_facet Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography, Restaurateurs. -- United States -- Biography, Thomas, Dave, -- 1932-2002, Wendy's International -- History
title_display Dave Thomas : Wendy's founder
title_full Dave Thomas : Wendy's founder / Sheila Griffin Llanas
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