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The phantom of Fifth Avenue : the mysterious life and scandalous death of heiress Huguette Clark

Author: Meryl Gordon
Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Describes the sad life of Huguette Clark, heiress to a copper magnate's fortune, who withdrew from society to live in isolation in a huge 5th Avenue apartment before spending the last years of her life in a New York hospital.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Huguette Clark; William Andrews Clark; Huguette Clark; Huguette Clark; William Andrews Clark
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meryl Gordon
ISBN: 9781455512645 1455512648 9781455512638 145551263X
OCLC Number: 869367724
Description: 382 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 24 cm
Contents: The Clark family reunion at the Corcoran --
The quest for "tante Huguette" --
Huguette's walk in Central Park --
The copper king --
The reinvention of Anna --
A Parisian childhood --
Fractured fairytale --
Beginnings and endings --
The society girl --
Alone again --
Facts, fiction and betrayal --
The lady vanishes --
A change of address --
The constant companion --
The great give-away --
The long goodbye --
The fight for Huguette's fortune.
Other Titles: Mysterious life and scandalous death of heiress Huguette Clark
Responsibility: Meryl Gordon.

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Describes the sad life of Huguette Clark, heiress to a copper magnate's fortune, who withdrew from society to live in isolation in a huge 5th Avenue apartment before spending the last years of her life in a New York hospital.

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