Raymond H. Peterson
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To a number of people who influenced my life and prepared me for the
job of creating this book:
First, my mother, who not only taught me to read, but allowed me
to experience the enjoyment of reading. She opened up for me the vast
knowledge available in libraries.
Dr. Wade Moorehouse, retired Professor of Accounting and former
Chairman of the Department of Business and Economics at California
State University, Hayward, who many years ago, when I was an un-