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Dec 04, 2015 Mohammad Ali rated it it was ok
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This is an older book, published in 1955. I was excited to find it I one of our local libraries this week and have greatly enjoyed reading through it and seeing all of the places that we have visited over the years, as well as some that I would still like to visit someday. Obviously, Mr. Vanderbilt was well-travelled, but I enjoyed his personal narration a of family trips visiting these same locations. This Bo ok is a relaxing read.
Newspaper publisher, journalist, author and military officer, Cornelius was born into the famous Vanderbilt family. He was an outcast of high society and who was disinherited by his parents when he became a newspaper publisher. He worked as a staff member of the New York Herald and later The New York Times. In the early 1920s, Vanderbilt launched several newspapers and tabloids—the Los Angeles Ill ...more