The Fall of the House of Vanderbilt
Arthur T Vanderbilt II
For fans of Downton Abbey, a real-life American version of the Crawley family--Fortune's Children is an enthralling true story that recreates the drama, splendor, and wealth of the legendary Vanderbilts.Vanderbilt: The very name is synonymous with the Gilded Age. The family patriarch, "the Commodore," built a fortune that made him the world's riche...
Oct 08, 2017Can't recommend this book about how Cornelius Vanderbilt's heirs blew his fortune enough. So well written, and full of insights about what money does and doesn't do to people. – source