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That Vanderbilt woman

by Philip Van Rensselaer

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Published by Playboy Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Van Rensselaer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3572.A528 T46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 pages ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26500697M
    ISBN 100872167879
    ISBN 109780872167872
    LC Control Number80083007
    OCLC/WorldCa7655465

      A Well-Behaved Woman A Novel of the Vanderbilts by Therese Anne Fowler Photographed by Jose Maria Mora - https: Alva photographed in costume for her ball As soon as I finished this book, I wanted to read it again! I love reading about the Gilded Age and Alva Vanderbilt was one of its main characters. This beautifully-written novel. Product Title Gloria Vanderbilt Gloria Vanderbilt Women's Plus Size Amanda 5 Pocket Jeans Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 58 reviews 58 ratings Current Price $ $ 00 - $ $

    "A striking portrait of a woman ahead of her time and a true feminist icon." —Popsugar ("The 28 Best New Books to Curl Up With This Fall") "Like Gossip Girl minus more than a century." —The Skimm "In this captivating novel about the indomitable Alva Vanderbilt, Therese Fowler plunges us with wonderful energy into New York’s Gilded Age. Cozy up and read our recommended book over Christmas break, and then come back to campus and discuss it with your VU-WiSE friends over lunch! We have had our book club for 3 years now. The books that we have discussed in the past are below: If you have any book suggestions for January , send them to @!

    Though she continued to appear periodically onstage and on television into the s, Vanderbilt gradually focused on her art and on writing. Vanderbilt’s first book, a collection of poetry titled Love Poems, was published in It focused on Vanderbilt’s search for love, drawn in part from the diary she had kept since childhood. At Vanderbilt, she chaired the Faculty Senate (). Holding the B.A. from Smith College, and the M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University, she has honorary doctorates from the University of Richmond, the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, the University of South Carolina-Upstate, Drury University, Christian Theological Seminary.


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This book was definitely not for me. It's strictly women's fiction, not historical fiction as I had hoped. After abandoning this book I checked out Alva Vanderbilt's Wikipedia entry and it appears that in her later years she did have some accomplishments worth noting, however the focus of this book seemed decidedly frivolous - how to get a rich husband, what dress to wear, etc.4/5(10).

The Vanderbilt family is an American family of Dutch origin who gained prominence during the Gilded success began with the shipping and railroad empires of Cornelius Vanderbilt, and the family expanded into various other areas of industry and ius Vanderbilt's descendants went on to build grand mansions on Fifth Avenue in New York City; luxurious "summer cottages Current region: United States East Coast.

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