The Vanderbilts, Jerry E. Patterson
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The Vanderbilts

Author: Jerry E. Patterson

Narrator: Ray Childs

Unabridged: 6 hr 24 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 06/01/2010

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Historical

Synopsis

In The Vanderbilts, the family's astounding story is told in full: from the farmstead beginnings of the Commodore on Staten Island to the pinnacle of wealth, fame, and social standing achieved by the legendary Vanderbilt ladies-Consuelo, Alva, Grace, Gertrude, and Gloria. The text traces the commercial machinations that established their fortune and the Vanderbilt mania for house building that engaged some of America's finest designers and architects.

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