Fortune's Children
  • Release Date : 16 April 2013
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 544 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780062288370
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Download or read book entitled Fortune's Children by author: Arthur T. Vanderbilt, II which was release on 16 April 2013 and published by Harper Collins with total page 544 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Vanderbilt: the very name signifies wealth. The family patriarch, "the Commodore," built up a fortune that made him the world's richest man by 1877. Yet, less than fifty years after the Commodore's death, one of his direct descendants died penniless, and no Vanderbilt was counted among the world's richest people. Fortune's Children tells the dramatic story of all the amazingly colorful spenders who dissipated such a vast inheritance.