Secrets of the Tomb by Alexandra Robbins
Skull and Bones, the Ivy League, and the Hidden Paths of Power

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This is the only expos of one of the world's most secretive and feared organizations: Yale University's nearly 200-year-old secret society, Skull and Bones. Through society documents and interviews with dozens of members, Robbins explains why this old-boy product of another time still thrives today. of photos.
 

About Alexandra Robbins

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Robbins, a contributing editor at Mademoiselle, is a journalist who has written for such publications as The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, Salon, and Time Digital.
 
Published September 6, 2002 by Little, Brown and Company. 256 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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A month after his inauguration, George Bush senior invited the surviving Bonesmen of his year to a White House reunion.

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Robbins (Quarterlife Crisis) begins by setting readers up with the ridiculous myth of Yale's Skull and Bones, an exclusive society whose powerful members—including both presidents Bush—are sworn to secrecy for life about the club's activities: the myth says that the society's members form a cliqu...

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Unfortunately, the book answers no real questions anyone might have about Skull and Bones and its alleged power and influence.

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