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Vanderbilt : the rise and fall of an American dynasty —Cooper, Anderson, author.

Anderson Cooper chronicles the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty--his mother's family--the Vanderbilts. When eleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father's small boat ferrying supplies in ...

Vanderbilt the rise and fall of an American dynasty —Cooper, Anderson, author.
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2021
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Anderson Cooper chronicles the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty--his mother's family--the Vanderbilts. When eleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father's small boat ferrying supplies in ...

The unfit heiress : the tragic life and scandalous sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt —Farley, Audrey Clare, author.

"At the turn of the twentieth century, American women began to reject Victorian propriety in favor of passion and livelihood outside the home. This alarmed authorities, who feared certain "over-sexed" women could destroy...

A guest of the Reich : the story of American heiress Gertrude Legendre's dramatic captivity and escape from Nazi Germany —Finn, Peter, 1962- author.

"From the co-author of The Zhivago Affair, a finalist for the National Books Critics Circle Award, comes the riveting story of a wealthy heiress who joined the OSS and was the only American woman in uniform to be capture...

Kick Kennedy : the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter —Leaming, Barbara, author.

Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy was the incandescent life force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father's acknowledged "favorite of all the children" and her brother Jack's "psychological twin." She was the Kennedy of Kennedys,...

Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!! : the life of the world's worst opera singer —Bullock, Darryl W., author.

"Madame Jenkins couldn't carry a tune in a bucket: despite that, in 1944 at the age of 76, she played Carnegie Hall to a capacity audience and had celebrity fans by the score. Her infamous 1940s recordings are still high...

Irrepressible : the Jazz Age life of Henrietta Bingham —Bingham, Emily.

"Raised like a princess in one of the most powerful families in the American South, Henrietta was offered the helm of a publishing empire. Instead, she ripped through the Jazz Age like an F. Scott Fitzgerald character: i...

Kick : the true story of JFK's sister and the heir to Chatsworth —Byrne, Paula, author.
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2016
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Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional, and nearly forgotten, young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy, and would b...

American lady : the life of Susan Mary Alsop —Margerie, Caroline de.

An American aristocrat--a descendant of founding father John Jay--Susan Mary Alsop (1918-2004) knew absolutely everyone and brought together the movers and shakers of not just the United States, but the world. Henry Kiss...

Emily Post : daughter of the Gilded Age, mistress of American manners —Claridge, Laura P.

Emily Post was a daughter of high society, one of Manhattan's most sought-after debutantes. After a scandalous divorce forced her to become her own person, she became an emblem of a new kind of manners in which etiquette...

Kick : the true story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's forgotten sister and the heir to Chatsworth —Byrne, Paula, author.

"Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional--and nearly forgotten--young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy and would b...

Kick Kennedy [the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter] —Leaming, Barbara.
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2016
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Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy was the incandescent life-force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father's acknowledged 'favorite of all the children' and her brother Jack's 'psychological twin.' She was the Kennedy of Kennedys,...

An American princess : the many lives of Allene Tew —Zijl, Annejet van der, 1962- author.

Born to a pioneering family in Upstate New York in the late 1800s, Allene Tew was beautiful, impetuous, and frustrated by the confines of her small hometown. At eighteen, she met Tod Hostetter at a local dance, having no...

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