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Heiress: The Rich Life Of Marjorie Merriweather Post

3.79  ·  Rating Details ·  19 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Book by William Wright
Paperback, First Edition, 316 pages
Published August 1979 by Pocket Books, Inc. (first published 1978)
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Rob Smith
Sep 05, 2016 Rob Smith rated it it was amazing
One of the best biographies I've ever read. The author, Wright, has done a magnificent job of objectively portraying Post's life with a flare of imagination and insight. The writing is crisp, clear and thorough.

The first part of the book does a terrific job of telling the reader just who and what C.W. Post was. From there it whisks off to lay out the rest of Marjorie Post's life. What an attentive reader will pick up is the drive of C.W. to create and be a genius. The same was all there for Marj
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Julia W
Sep 22, 2013 Julia W rated it it was ok
Shelves: biography
This book was interesting in parts, mostly when it talked about how her father made his fortune. After that there was too much about how she spent her money on lavish things and married horrible men.
Mel
Jul 23, 2008 Mel rated it really liked it
An excellent biography on Marjorie Merriweather Post. Her Mar-a-lago mansion took four years to build at the cost of $8million. Her second husband was E.F. Hutton. She was as generous with her money in helping others as she was extravagant in spending on herself and her family.
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Apr 15, 2011 Alli Cat of Night rated it did not like it
My mother made me read it. It was hell. I'm sure it was good for people who like this kind of stuff, I am just not one of them.
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