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    • Empty Mansions

    • The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
    • By: Bill Dedman, Paul Clark Newell Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 926
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 816
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 822

    When Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home for sale, unoccupied for nearly 60 years, he stumbled through a surprising portal into American history. Empty Mansions is a rich mystery of wealth and loss, connecting the Gilded Age opulence of the 19th century with a 21st-century battle over a $300 million inheritance. At its heart is a reclusive heiress named Huguette Clark, a woman so secretive that, at the time of her death at age 104, no new photograph of her had been seen in decades.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating, But Know This...

    • By Karen K on 04-08-15

    Regular price: $31.95