Search:  Catalog  Site
Getting Started

Popular Picks

What Others Have Read

cmcard's Titles

Empty Mansions
Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman (2000s)
A biography of Huguette Clark, an eccentric heiress to a multimillion dollar family estate. This biography spans more than one hundred years and details the earning and spending of a family fortune, and the empty mansions that stood uninhabited for over half a century. -- Added by cmcard on 01/20/2014

Add Comment
I enjoyed this book as well. I had followed the Huguette Clark story bit by bit over the years as information became available, the book is a great summary of the story. One fact I found fascinating was that since her father was born in 1839 and was 67 when Huguette was born, the combined lifespan of the father and daughter was an astonishing 172 years! -- Peter on 01/21/2014