Biographies and Memoirs books
Paperback: 317 pages
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition (May 17, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 5.6 x 0.9 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 845588
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
"Kiernan's sharp-eyed biography brings back a woman who, far into her 90s, relished the dance of life." ―O, The Oprah MagazineThis biography, based on firsthand knowledge and interviews with Mrs. Astor’s friends and the heads of New York’s great cultural institutions, gives us back the woman so loved and admired. At the age of 51, Brooke Astor wedded the notoriously ill-tempered Vincent Astor, who...
The Last Mrs. Astor: A New York Story reviews:
Having read "Mrs. Astor Regrets" first before this book, I found this one lacking, especially in the ten or twelve years before Mrs. Astor died. I find a tone of disrespect for Mrs. Astor and unneces...