It is very well written and highly entertaining.
Her life in a way I would say was sad although if Hetty was asked about the way she lived she probably wouldn't have changed a thing.
Hetty Green was the most powerful woman this country has had until very recent times and this is the story of how she lived her life.
I live nearby, so I loved this book. At one time, the wealthiest woman in the world, and
one of the richest people. Definately a flawed, driven, intelligent woman. Read more
Interesting and sad really, all that accumulation of money for nothing.
But, they were interesting individuals!
Got this book for my dad who really enjoyed it. I also read it and gave it an A+Published 1 month ago by Anna Gregov
I have to admit I'm surprised that I've never heard of Hetty before. I took a chance on this book because it sounded interesting. Read morePublished 3 months ago by rick from Boston
A fun book, but, the author couldn't resist his leaning to a classic, cynical, revisionist liberal slant. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Agape Music
She grew up in MA near where I grew up and was a legendary figure in New Bedford & South Dartmouth. She is still fascinating o read about and this is a well written bookPublished 5 months ago by Ruth E. Bergeron
loved it- my great-grandmother was one of five cousins which benefited from her estate.
There have been many different ways she was portrayed and this one is probably the... Read more
I am not finished with the book yet, but it is very well written.The story is very interesting while at the same time giving me historical facts from that time period.Published 6 months ago by Vicki Johnson
What a strange horrible interesting women. So rich and so cheap. What a strange life she lived. Sad the way she lived for money and didn't enjoy it.Published 7 months ago by Ballet Boy