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The Phantom of Fifth Avenue Born In 1906, Huguette Clark Grew Up In Her Family S 121 Room Beaux Arts Mansion In New York And Was One Of The Leading Celebrities Of Her Day Her Father, William Andrews Clark, Was A Copper Magnate, The Second Richest Man In America, And Not Above Bribing His Way Into The Senate Huguette Attended The Coronation Of King George V And At Twenty Two, With A Personal Fortune Of 50 Million To Her Name, She Married A Princeton Man And Childhood Friend, William MacDonald Gower Two Years Later The Couple Divorced After A Series Of Failed Romances, Huguette Began To Withdraw From Society First Living With Her Mother In A Kind Of Grey Gardens Isolation Then As A Modern Day Miss Havisham, Spending Her Days In A Vast Apartment Overlooking Central Park, Eating Crackers And Watching The Flintstones With Only Servants For Company All Her Money And All Her Real Estate Could Not Protect Her In Her Later Life From Being Manipulated By Shady Hangers On And Hospitals That Were Only Too Happy To Admit And Bill A Healthy Woman But What Happened To Huguette That Turned A Vivacious Young Socialite Into A Recluse And What Was Her Life Like Inside That Gilded, Copper Cage

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[EPUB] ✵ The Phantom of Fifth Avenue  By Meryl Gordon – Girlnailart.us
  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • The Phantom of Fifth Avenue
  • Meryl Gordon
  • English
  • 18 January 2017
  • 145551263X

10 thoughts on “The Phantom of Fifth Avenue

  1. says:

    This book is about Huguette Clark 1906 2011 Why in 1991 did she leave her three mansions, move into a hospital and never return home again More than twenty years living in a hospital.by her own freewill Yes, hospital care was needed initially, but not later Why had she become a recluse Huguette was the last living child of the patriarch Will...

  2. says:

    Okay, this is my second book on Hugette Clark that I read this month I like this one better if focuseson Hugette and less on her family and her homes And best of all, it s written after the lawsuit over the will was settled, so you find out who got all the money besides the lawyers, who got 40,000,000 in fees just to get to the settlement She sounds like a fascinating character.I celebrated finiahing the book by going to the Corcoran Art Gallery here in D.C where I m visiting m Okay, this is my second book on Hugette Clark that I read this month I like this one better if focuseson Hugette and less on her family and her homes And best of all, it s written after the lawsuit over the will was settled, so you find out who got all the money besides the lawyers, who got 40,000,000 in fees just to get to the settlement She sounds like a fascinating character.I celebrated finiahing the book by going to the Corcoran Art Gallery here in D.C where I m visiting my Mom That s where this book starts, and where Hugette s father s art collection was donated in 1926 The Walter Andrew Clark Collection, in the Walter Andrew Clark wing, is still pretty amazing, but the best part is the restored Salon Dore, where Hugette and her sister Amadee used to play, when it was in Senator Clark s New York Mansion.I was...

  3. says:

    About a year maybe two ago I read Empty Mansions, which sparked my interest in Huguette Clark This book is farinteresting and better written Huguette was a victim of upbringing When your elderly father point blank tells you that no one will love you for yourself, only for your money, you know your life will not be pretty She was sheltered and pampered She had no realistic expectations of adulthood, including what it means to consummate a marriage, which led to an abrupt divorce She w About a year maybe two ago I read Empty Mansions, which sparked my interest in Huguette Clark This book is farinteresting and better written Huguette was a victim of upbringing When your elderly father point blank tells you that no one will love you for yourself, only for your money, you know your life will not be pretty She was sheltered and pampered She had no realistic expectations of adulthood, including what it means to consummate a marriage, which led to an abrupt divorce She was obsessed with dolls her entire life, refusing to grow up, and was obsessed with her mother, to the point that nothing could be changed ...

  4. says:

    Huguette Clark is probably one of the least known of the great American heiresses for the simple reason that she totally dropped out of sight in early middle age and became a recluse It was not until it was discovered that she was living in a NYC hospital and had been for many years that the story of her life came to light.Her father, who was known as the Copper King, made his fortune in mining and Huguette was a product of his second marriage to a young woman who was young enough to be his gra Huguette Clark is probably one of the least known of the great American heiresses for the simple reason that she totally dropped out of sight in early middle age and became a recluse It was not until it was discovered that she was living in a NYC hospital and had been for many years that the story of her life came to light.Her father, who was known as the Copper King, made his fortune in mining and Huguette was a product of his second marriage to a you...

  5. says:

    Meet Heguette Clark, daughter of the mega rich copper baron senator Clark, heiress to his ridiculous fortune, NY socialite turned eccentric recluse image error Her story, which has captured the public s imagination in the past decade, just proves that the truth is stranger than fiction, you can get your way if you throw money at a problem and people will bend to your will to get that ca h money image error But in the end those dir...

  6. says:

    When Huguette Clark passed away in 2011, I read a couple of online articles about the controversy over her extensive fortune and her will I found the story intriguing, therefore, I was excited to read this book, which covers her story indetail The author was very meticulous in her research, culling through family diaries, letters and court documents That Huguette was basically a horder helped the author by allowing her access to an abundance of correspondence from all time periods of he When Huguette Clark passed away in 2011, I read a couple of online articles about the controversy over her extensive fortune and her will I found the story intriguing, therefore, I was excited to read this book, which covers her story indetail The autho...

  7. says:

    Huguette Clark was the youngest child of robber baron William Andrews Clark, who made his millions off Montana copper mines He was, at one point, the second richest man in America How did his daughter end up living the last twenty years of her life in a stark hospital room, refusing to see her living relatives children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren ...

  8. says:

    I wouldn t even rate this one star but that was my only option Not only did this author do very much research on Butte, but wrote about it like she never even visited it She has all the facts wrong about the copper king mansion Huguette never came to Butte after the year of 1917 Huguettte would not come back to Butte because it made her think of her sister Andree who died in 1919 and her father and made her sad and she never visited again Anne cotes grandchildren own the home and have wri I wouldn t even rate this one star but that was my only option Not only did this author do very much research on Butte, but wrote about it like she never even visited it She has all the facts wrong about the copper king mansion Huguette never came to Butte after the year of 1917 Huguettte would not come back to Butte because it made her think of her sister Andree who died in 1919 and her father and made her sad and she never visited again Anne cotes grandchildren own the home and have written a very good script based on information from the Butte archives This author seems like she got her information from one sided newspapers and articles bashing on Clark rather than view both opinions on him and his personal life This author could not even get Anna La Chapelles middle name right In the book it is Evangelina in reality it is Eugenia This book bashes on Montana If you are looking for a book on Huguette Empty Mansions is the way to go One of the...

  9. says:

    Huguette Clark the recluse heiress who lived in an ordinary hospital room for twenty years was an inveterate writer and keeper of jotted notes on scraps of paper, One day she made a note to herself My get up and go got up and went Well done and I think a strong companion to Empty Mansions, and were I to vote between the two, this is the better biography of Huguette Clark The author s access to hither to sequestered archival materials as well as her interviews with contemporary players gave Huguette Clark the recluse heiress who lived in an ordinary hospital room for twenty years was an inveterate writer and keeper of jotted notes on scraps of paper, One day she made a note to herself My get up and go got up and went Well done and I think a strong companion to Empty Mansions, and were I to vote between the two, this is the better biography of Huguette Clark The author s access to hither to sequestered archival materials as well as her interviews with contemporary players gave her work much greater depth and substance.Huguette s stor...

  10. says:

    Initially fascinated by the potential of this biography a wealthy heiress ends up a recluse living in a standard hospital room for over 20 years at the end of her long and ultimately uneventful lifeSound good right All I can say is that the story is as boring as Huguette Clark s life ended up Repeat BORING Maybe it s the material the author had to work with but her writing style, her use of uninteresting quotes and letters, her detail with minutia, ie the constant naming of all the trav Initially fascinated by the potential of this biography a wealthy heiress ends up a recluse living in a standard hospital room for over 20 years at the end of her long and ultimately uneventful lifeSound good right All I can say is that the story is as boring as Huguette Clark s life ended up Repeat BORING Maybe it s the material the author had to work with but her writing style, her use of uninteresting quotes and letters, her detail with minuti...

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