Astor : the rise and fall of an American fortune
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New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2023.
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Book
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First edition.
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9780062964700, 0062964704
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ix, 322 pages, 16 leaves of plates : genealogical table, illustrations ; 24 cm
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Published
New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2023.
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780062964700, 0062964704

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"The story of the Astors is a quintessentially American story--of ambition, invention, destruction, and reinvention. From 1783, when German immigrant John Jacob Astor first arrived in the United States, until 2009, when Brooke Astor's son, Anthony Marshall, was convicted of defrauding his elderly mother, the Astor name occupied a unique place in American society. The family fortune, first made by a beaver trapping business that grew into an empire, was then amplified by holdings in Manhattan real estate. Over the ensuing generations, Astors ruled Gilded Age New York society and inserted themselves into political and cultural life, but also suffered the most famous loss on the Titanic, one of many shocking and unexpected twists in the family's story. In this unconventional, page-turning historical biography, featuring black-and-white and color photographs, #1 New York Times bestselling authors Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe chronicle the lives of the Astors and explore what the Astor name has come to mean in America--offering a window onto the making of America itself." --Amazon.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cooper, A., & Howe, K. (2023). Astor: the rise and fall of an American fortune (First edition.). HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cooper, Anderson and Katherine, Howe. 2023. Astor: The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune. HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cooper, Anderson and Katherine, Howe. Astor: The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune HarperCollins Publishers, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cooper, Anderson,, and Katherine Howe. Astor: The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune First edition., HarperCollins Publishers, 2023.

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