This is a great book for reading and as a resource guide book.
This book is extremely entertaining and and an eye opener about what went on in the Metropolitan Museum during Thomas Hoving's time as head in the late 60's and 70's.
Very shocking revelations Mr. Hoving makes about himself and a host of others.
The seller was highly reliable; fast shipping and good packing and the item was in excellent condition. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Tom Furgas
Fascinating look at the behind the scenes of a great museum.Published 1 month ago by Lucinda G. Pratt
An interesting and very entertaining look into the world of the Metropolitan Museum at probably the most active time in its history.Published 3 months ago by reader
Culterati gossip NYC museum/ art market style.
Mr. H. gently settles some old scores and a few debts. Read more
Since I worked at the Metropolitan Museum during part of Hoving's reign there, my interest and response were probably more fascinated than some of the critics'. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Barbara Y. Newsom
The book is in good, readable condition. Some little cover bending line, but this is what you can have for a used book. The story in it is the most valuable item you can get!Published 14 months ago by Sal va
Very informative and highly educational. Gives a sneak peek at how the rich and powerful operate behind the scenes. Very shocking revelations Mr. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Rayburn Williams
The product I purchased works fine. I have had no problems. I would buy another item in the near future.Published on July 15, 2012 by traveljoy
This book was a treat to read, in part because of how much this highlighted just how professionalized museums have gotten over the last half-century compared to this. Read morePublished on April 18, 2012 by Bridget F.