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    • Beer Money

    • A Memoir of Privilege and Loss
    • By: Frances Stroh
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 173
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      4 out of 5 stars 157
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      4 out of 5 stars 156

    Frances Stroh's earliest memories are ones of great privilege: shopping trips to London and New York, lunches served by black-tied waiters at the Regency Hotel, and a house filled with precious antiques, which she was forbidden to touch. Established in Detroit in 1850, by 1984 the Stroh Brewing Company had become the largest private beer fortune in America and a brand emblematic of the American dream itself; while Stroh was coming of age, the Stroh family fortune was estimated to be worth $700 million.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Memoire but no real look at the wealth

    • By barbara on 08-07-16

    Regular price: $20.97