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I can think of several reasons to read this fascinating story of an iconic American dynasty.
In fact, they were rubbing shoulders not only with top leadership of the U.S. government at that time, but also conducting business with the President of Mexico.
In each case, the Ungers surpass all previois biographical treatments of their very complicated subjects.
The treatment of the Guggenheim family from around 1920 on was superficial and not too informative about their economic activitiesPublished 20 months ago by Harry M. Sterling
This obviously was a huge undertaking for the authors and they did a great job on all but one level--where's the family tree? Read morePublished on November 4, 2011 by Brian Maitland
Before you pay one dollar to add to your knowledge consider that the author has a deep abiding allegiance to the Guggenheims, who gave him not one but two Guggenheim fellowships... Read morePublished on January 1, 2011 by Tell Me A Story