Fortune’s Children: The Fall of the House of Vanderbilt

Fortune's Children: The Fall of the House of Vanderbilt Author Arthur T., II Vanderbilt
ISBN-10 0062224069
ISBN-13 9780062224064
Year 0000-00-00
Pages 544
Language English
Publisher William Morrow Paperbacks
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For fans of Downton Abbey a real life American version of the Crawley familyFortune s Children is an enthralling true story that recreates the drama splendor and wealth of the legendary Vanderbilts Vanderbilt The very name is synonymous with the Gilded Age The family patriarch the Commodore built a fortune that made him the world s richest man by 1877 Yet less than fifty years after his death no Vanderbilt was counted among the world s richest people Written by descendant Arthur T Vanderbilt II Fortune s Children traces the dramatic and amazingly colorful history of this great American family from the rise of industrialist and philanthropist Cornelius Vanderbilt to the fall of his progenywild spendthrifts whose profligacy bankrupted a vast inheritance

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Fortune s Children

Fortune s Children Author Arthur T. Vanderbilt
ISBN-10 9780688103866
Release 1991-02-20
Pages 544