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Women of means : fascinating biographies of royals, heiresses, eccentrics, and other poor little rich girls

Author: Marlene Wagman-Geller
Publisher: Coral Gables : Mango Publishing, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Heiresses have always been viewed with eyes of envy. They were the ones for whom the cornucopia had been upended, showering them with unimaginable wealth and opportunity. However, through intimate historical biographies, Women of Means shows us that oftentimes the weaving sisters saved their most heart-wrenching tapestries for the destinies of wealthy women"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene Wagman-Geller
ISBN: 9781642500172 1642500178
OCLC Number: 1089896775
Description: 295 pages ; 22 cm pages cm
Contents: Prologue: A rocky ride --
Did I make the most of loving you?(1876) --
The Golden Lion (1896) --
All the Difference (1898) --
Indian Summer (1901) --
What profit a man? (1902) --
The porcelain faces (1906) --
King Midas's granddaughter (1912) --
Lucky strike (1912) --
Round midnight (1913) --
She and trouble (1920) --
Was it worth it? (1922) --
The beautiful and the damned (1922) --
The swan princess (1924) --
Prince Charming (1931) --
Amazing Grace (1937) --
The wounding Thorns (1938) --
A facial attraction (1940) --
The Book of Ruth (1941) --
The comedy is over (1948) --
My gold (1950) --
Rosebud (1954) --
The House of Hancock (1954) --
The Alchemist (1962) --
The death of the hired hand (1962) --
Protects what's good (1964) --
Googoosha (1972) --
No more tears (1979) --
Flowers in their attic (1997).
Other Titles: Fascinating biographies of royals, heiresses, eccentrics, and other poor little rich girls
Responsibility: Marlene Wagman-Geller.

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People are riveted by royals, captivated by celebrities, mesmerized by the monied and enthralled by eccentric characters. Belvoed biographer Marlene Wagman Geller gathers them all in this enchanting  Read more...

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