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American empress : the life and times of Marjorie Merriweather Post

Author: Nancy Rubin Stuart
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : iUniverse, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stuart, Nancy Rubin.
American empress.
Lincoln, Neb. : iUniverse, ©2004
(OCoLC)55969425
Named Person: Marjorie Merriweather Post; Marjorie Merriweather Post
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Rubin Stuart
ISBN: 9780595752027 0595752020
OCLC Number: 988334937
Notes: "Originally published by Villard Books."--Title page verso
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 445 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A Midwestern millionaire's daughter. "A healthy, hearty, and handsome girl" --
"There's a reason" --
A Battle Creek girlhood --
"A little like playing house with dolls" --
"Twenty-seven boils" --
The matron. The bride --
"It wasn't done that way" --
The Postum Cereal Company heiress --
Daring propositions --
Palm Beach days, and nights. It was "quite a place" --
Voracious appetities --
"Such scrambling as we did!" --
Mar-a-lago --
Depressions. "Despite the forty added summers" --
"Lady Bountiful" --
A mere clash of wills --
Ambassadress to the Soviet Union. Mrs. Joseph Davies --
First "Ambassadress" to the Soviet Union --
"An invaluable asset to this mission" --
Mission fulfilled --
Capital hostess. "Since I have no son ... I will offer the Sea Cloud" --
Transformations --
The Duchess of the District of Columbia --
Vital contributions --
For the common good. Mrs. Herbert May --
"Her step is firm, her stamina discouraging" --
Careful housekeeping --
Twilight in friendship garden.
Other Titles: Life and times of Marjorie Merriweather Post
Responsibility: Nancy Rubin.

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