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Harbor Hill

Harbor Hill (ISBN10: 1433250578; ISBN13: 9781433250576)
ISBN13: 978-1433250576
ISBN10: 1433250578

Summary: Commissioned by the beautiful and imperious wife of one of the country's wealthiest men, Harbor Hill in Roslyn, Long Island, was an estate almost without equal in the entire country. This is the saga of that magnificent mansion, an extravagant product of the owners' hubris and desire for social acceptance, and of the ultimate failure of that driving ambition. Incorporating elements of both tragedy and farce, Wilson's very American portrait covers old versus new wealth, religious differences, wes
tern mining, and art collecting, as well as the variety of people involved in building and running Harbor Hill.
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Summary: Commissioned by the beautiful and imperious wife of one of the country's wealthiest men, Harbor Hill in Roslyn, Long Island, was an estate almost without equal in the entire country. This is the saga of that magnificent mansion, an extravagant product of the owners' hubris and desire for social acceptance, and of the ultimate failure of that driving ambition. Incorporating elements of both tragedy and farce, Wilson's very American portrait covers old versus new wealth, religious differences, western mining, and art collecting, as well as the variety of people involved in building and running Harbor Hill....show less

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Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
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