American Empress by Nancy Rubin
The Life and Times of Marjorie Merriweather Post

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A sweeping social history that readers of bestsellers will love, American Empress chronicles the story of Marjorie Merriweather Post--the force behind the growth of General Foods--in an irresistible rags-to-riches saga that captures the age of opulence. 16 pages of photos. Ties in with the A&E documentary "America's Castles" in January and with the 100th anniversary of Post Cereals.
 

About Nancy Rubin

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NANCY RUBIN STUART is an award-winning author, journalist, aNANCY RUBIN STUART is an award-winning author, journalist, and producer who specializes in women and social history. Shend producer who specializes in women and social history. She also serves as one of the directors of the Women Writing Wo also serves as one of the directors of the Women Writing Women's Lives Seminar at the Graduate Center of the City Univemen's Lives Seminar at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She lives in New York City. rsity of New York. She lives in New York City.
 
Published November 24, 2013 by Villard. 480 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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 Heiress Marjorie Post was many things during her long life, but ``empress'' seems an overstatement.

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This entrancing biography of Marjorie Merriweather Post (1887-1973)-socialite, businesswoman, Palm Beach, Fla., pacesetter, opulent Washington hostess, philanthropist-is full of high drama, gossip, sc

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This entrancing biography of Marjorie Merriweather Post (1887-1973)-socialite, businesswoman, Palm Beach, Fla., pacesetter, opulent Washington hostess, philanthropist-is full of high drama, gossip, sc

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