The tormented saga of the Getty family reads like the script for Dynasty, interweaving boardroom battles, sex, money, drugs, power, crime, tragedy, and family intrigue. At the center stands the figure of John Paul Getty, the grandfather, an eccentric oil billionaire believed to have been the richest man in the world. Married and divorced five times, he had five sons, and yet was cheated of his dearest ambition-to found an oil dynasty. His angelic youngest son died at age twelve after years of illness.
"interesting story; annoying narration"
Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of VE Day, this inspiring book draws from first-hand interviews, diaries and memoirs. It paints an enthralling picture of a day that marked the end of the war in Europe and the beginning of a new era.VE Day affected millions of people in countless ways. This book records a highly representative sample of those views, from both Britain and abroad, from civilians and service men and women, from the famous and not-so-famous, in order to provide a moving story.