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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Empty Mansions

 
 
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Empty Mansions:
The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of an American Fortune
 
by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
 
"Dr. Henry Singman, an internist, was making an emergency house call on a new patient on New York's old-money Upper East Side. It was a sunny early-spring afternoon, March 26, 1991. Dr. Singman had received a call about an elderly woman. With no doctor of her own, she had sent out an SOS."
This non-fiction book begins with a lengthy introduction, setting the stage for the story beginning on page 20. If the reader is undecided about venturing into this story, the Intro will pull you right in!
 
 
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"Though she recovered to excellent health, she chose to spend the next twenty years and nearly two months, or exactly 7, 364 nights, in the hospital."
 
Would you continue reading?
 


1 comment:

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

I'm curious for more - hope you enjoy this one and so happy you decided to join us this week.