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The Money: The Battle for Howard Hughes's Billions

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Howard Hughes's death in 1976 exposed a unique American horror story. Hughes wandered six years in exile in a self-constructed private asylum, the victim of such gross neglect that neither he nor his keepers dared disclose him to public view. When he died, he weighed ninety-two pounds and was indistinguishable from a street derelict, dehydrated and ravaged by drugs.
Hardcover, 270 pages
Published November 17th 1998 by Random House (first published September 16th 1997)
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Jolyon Smith
Dec 30, 2009 Jolyon Smith rated it really liked it
A fascinating read. A little repetitive in parts but no worse for that - there is a lot of information presented in this book, and sometimes it takes a while for the details to sink in so a little repetition actually helps!

I had only a very limited knowledge of Howard Hughes life and achievements prior to reading this and had no idea that his estate was the subject of such controversy or protracted and involved legal wrangling. As a means of gaining an insight into the life of this extraordinary
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