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“Consuelo Vanderbilt was the original poor little rich girl. A wonderful account of the glitz and glamour of the Gilded Age and how money really can't buy you love.” —Daisy Goodwin, author of The American Heiress
CONSEULO VANDERBILT BALSAN was born in 1877. She became the Duchess of Marlborough on her marriage in 1895. She died in 1964.
Reads more like a diary than anything else. I was hoping for more historical
details and bios of people she met. I got bored about 1/3 of the way thru and
did not finish.
Very lovely that Consuela Vanderbilt Balsan has shared her life with the world ... a nice read into her world.Published 21 days ago by cwfpd1
Fascinating woman. I had read about her already in several different books, so it was refreshing to finally read her own words and see her own perspectives. Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. Morrison
Had to read for a book club. Oh my gosh, this was so mind numbing boring. I tried in vain to actually read some of it, but I skimmed most of it.Published 1 month ago by Debbie
Fascinating story about a lady born into wealth and controlled by the misguided mores of the time. She would have been a very interesting person to bump into when she was at the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chris F.
Very well written and interesting, kept you reading. She was a great humanitarian.Published 1 month ago by Janet A. Harris
I'm really enjoying this autobiography of Consuelo Vanderbilt. We took a tour of her magnificent family home in Newport, Rhode Island a few years ago and it is well worth visiting. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mauieast