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Dead end gene pool : a memoir

Author: Wendy Burden
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The great-great-great granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt gives readers a grand tour of the world of wealth and WASPish peculiarity, in her irreverent and darkly humorous memoir.
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Genre/Form: Oregon authors
Named Person: Wendy Burden; Burden family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Burden
ISBN: 9781592405268 1592405266 9781592406067 tpb 1592406068 tpb
OCLC Number: 426800531
Description: viii, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 31 Moons --
Popeye --
Gaga in the jungle --
Terrapin soup --
My family and other domestics --
Ugly house --
DC --
Why they invented Florida --
A dose of religion --
Oi, Yank! --
George --
Maine revisited --
We'll always have Paris --
Go fish --
Checkout time --
Deposition.
Responsibility: Wendy Burden.

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The great-great-great granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt gives readers a grand tour of the world of wealth and WASPish peculiarity, in her irreverent and darkly humorous memoir.

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Memoirs of the Eccentrically Wealthy

by lkrier (WorldCat user published 2010-07-31) Good Permalink

I thoroughly enjoyed this quirky tale of the eccentrically wealthy. One often imagines what it must be like growing up in the upper echelons of American society, and Wendy Burden shows that...
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