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Free download Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman pdf epub fb2

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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Name: Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Author: Bill Dedman
Language: English
ISBN: 0345534522
ISBN13: 9780345534521
Genres: History & Biography
Publisher: Ballantine Books
First publish: 2013
review1: I didn't expect to love this book as much as I did, but it's really a fantastic epic saga, beginning with the rags-to-riches story of William A. Clark on the mid 19th century American frontier, and following the life of his daughter Huguette from her opulent Gilded Age childhood to her reclusive adulthood. I read with fascination as Huguette, set in her ways, became more and more incongruous with the modern world. For those wondering, there is MUCH more info here than you've read in the papers- Bill Dedman gave this story the full investigative reporter treatment. review2: I listened to the audio version of this book and supplemented it with Internet searches for more information. The estate was finally settled in 2014 (after the book was published) and there are man... more
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