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  • The Richest Girl in the World The Extravagant Life and Fast Times of Doris Duke
  • Stephanie Mansfield
  • English
  • 21 September 2018
  • 9780786010271

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SUMMARY Ð The Richest Girl in the World The Extravagant Life and Fast Times of Doris Duke Ith secrecy would develop nearly obsessive dimensions Duke maintained dictatorial control over her four extravagant homes across the country and she gained a reputation for excess as well as seeming pettiness Her phenomenal wealth enabled her to withdraw from the world even to distance herself from the university that bears her family name and ignore its responsibilities Recently she adopted a thirty five year old former Hare Krishna who was a confidante also of Imelda Marcos Here is revealed for the first time Doris Duke's fascination with those who embraced the spotlight she always shunned especially Imelda Marcos who found an ardent and fin. For some reason this author was hard for me to read And the story of Doris Duke was I thought a very sad one She had everything in the world materially but nothing at all emotionally Tragic To A Strange Somewhere Fled pettiness Her Gods and Warriors phenomenal wealth enabled her to withdraw from the world even to distance herself from the university that bears her family name and ignore its responsibilities Recently she adopted a thirty five year old former Hare Krishna who was a confidante also of Imelda Marcos Here is revealed for the first time Doris Duke's fascination with those who embraced the spotlight she always shunned especially Imelda Marcos who found an ardent and fin. For some reason this author was hard for me to read And the story of Doris Duke was I thought a very sad one She had everything in the world materially but nothing at all emotionally Tragic

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SUMMARY Ð The Richest Girl in the World The Extravagant Life and Fast Times of Doris Duke Felong rival Barbara Hutton with whom she would have to compete for the love of several men most notably international playboy Porfirio Rubirosa were dubbed the Gold Dust Twins Her father James B Duke namesake of Duke University and one of the richest men in the country was a rough edged businessman whose greatest love was for his only daughter Denied affection from her mother a glamorous socialite concerned mainly with public appearances Doris Duke led a sheltered adolescence seeking friendship with those ignored by high society Later as her marriage to the politically ambitious son of a prominent grande dame of society crumbled her concern w. I read Rich Girl Poor Girl first It extends through Doris Duke s death and how her wills were changed radically on her deathbed and how the foundations were managed under that contested will Richest Girl in the World is a much trivial book but I need to get the Rich Girl Poor Girl book again since both books are filled with memorable details so much so that I want to know if there was plagiarism or just that the jewels marble camels etc were all well documentedBoth books did seem to use colorfully documents from Duke s life Some parts of her life that I know about from other sources such as the Newport Seen libraries and oral tradition seem to have been avoided such as her friendship with Oatsie Charles who gave an entertaining and affectionate look at her life in Newport many years agoMansfield s book gives details of her fast times but is uite disjointed It is clear that Duke had many accomplishments but the books do not focus enough on that The second book gives details of her last days when it was alleged that she was abused fed drugs to keep her confused and perhaps killed via morphine etc Her will was changed during that time and there were court cases after her death to try to revoke that will A couple of docudramas have focused on the roles of her butler Bernard Rafferty her adult adopted but disowned daughter Chanti Heffner a former Hare Krishna participant whom Duke took to be a reincarnation of her daughter who died shortly after birthBoth books gave a good bit of detail of Doris father and how he grew a massive fortune from hard scrabble North Carolina farming how he adored Doris but treated her unrealistically and left his fortune to her in multiple trusts Falconis Tractor playboy Porfirio Rubirosa were dubbed the Gold Dust Twins Her father James B Duke namesake of Duke University and one of the richest men in the country was a rough edged businessman whose greatest love was for his only daughter Denied affection from her mother a glamorous socialite concerned mainly with Paisaje de Otoño public appearances Doris Duke led a sheltered adolescence seeking friendship with those ignored by high society Later as her marriage to the Eksyneen muistikirja politically ambitious son of a Afternoons with the Blinds Drawn prominent grande dame of society crumbled her concern w. I read Rich Girl Poor Girl first It extends through Doris Duke s death and how her wills were changed radically on her deathbed and how the foundations were managed under that contested will Richest Girl in the World is a much trivial book but I need to get the Rich Girl Poor Girl book again since both books are filled with memorable details so much so that I want to know if there was ueer Theory and Brokeback Mountain perhaps killed via morphine etc Her will was changed during that time and there were court cases after her death to try to revoke that will A couple of docudramas have focused on the roles of her butler Bernard Rafferty her adult adopted but disowned daughter Chanti Heffner a former Hare Krishna The Truth Against the World participant whom Duke took to be a reincarnation of her daughter who died shortly after birthBoth books gave a good bit of detail of Doris father and how he grew a massive fortune from hard scrabble North Carolina farming how he adored Doris but treated her unrealistically and left his fortune to her in multiple trusts

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SUMMARY Ð The Richest Girl in the World The Extravagant Life and Fast Times of Doris Duke From her birth in 1912 when she was christened the Million Dollar Baby to the age of thirteen when she inherited the bulk of her father's 100 million tobacco fortune to 1988 when she posted 5 million in bail for former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos Doris Duke has made headlines But those headlines do not even begin to tell one of the most compelling and fascinating stories of our time A maverick from an early age the strikingly attractive and eccentric heiress thumbed her nose at society all the while forging an incredible life as a renegade with an appetite for adventure a weakness for pleasure and a penchant for privacy Duke and her li. This book was an interesting read but lacked passion or insight I saw an AE Biography about Mrs Duke and found her life portrayed as far fascinating than as was described in this book Bibliotheken Führen Und Entwickeln posted 5 million in bail for former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos Doris Duke has made headlines But those headlines do not even begin to tell one of the most compelling and fascinating stories of our time A maverick from an early age the strikingly attractive and eccentric heiress thumbed her nose at society all the while forging an incredible life as a renegade with an appetite for adventure a weakness for Erzulie's Skirt pleasure and a When You Wish penchant for Falconis Tractor privacy Duke and her li. This book was an interesting read but lacked Paisaje de Otoño passion or insight I saw an AE Biography about Mrs Duke and found her life Eksyneen muistikirja portrayed as far fascinating than as was described in this book