The Last Mrs. Astor: A New York Story

The Last Mrs. Astor: A New York Story

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"Kiernan's sharp-eyed biography brings back a woman who, far into her 90s, relished the dance of life."-O MagazineThe fabulous life of Brooke Astor, a pioneer of philanthropy and for decades a luminary of New York society. Hers is a story out of Edith Wharton. After a disastrous early marriage, Brooke Astor wedded the notoriously ill-tempered Vincent Astor, who died in 1959. In a highly publicized courtroom battle, Brooke fought off an attempt to break Vincent's… (more)

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (July 02, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 5.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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