Books tagged: vanderbilt

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Splendid Isolation: The Jekyll Island Millionaires’ Club 1888-1942
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Between 1888 and 1942, many of the world’s greatest minds and bank accounts gathered in splendid isolation for three months each year, often making history on Jekyll Island. A group of tycoons with surnames such as Rockefeller, Morgan, Vanderbilt, Pulitzer, Baker and others formed their exclusive Millionaires’ Club on this island hideaway—the richest and most inaccessible club of that time.
The Man Behind The Brand - At School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind America's famous colleges...
A Walking Tour of Aiken, South Carolina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Aiken, South Carolina is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Gilded Treachery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,930. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Itch Reserve Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A Civil War veteran is hired by a former US president to rescue a kidnapped woman, not knowing he's meant to be a pawn in a deadly railroad conspiracy which could alter the fate of the United States.
The Face Behind the Veil
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 152,380. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In Israel’s ancient temple, only high priests were allowed through the veil into the Holy of Holies. Millenia later, this legacy continues. As the Great Depression loomed, Naomi was born with the birth veil over her face. In those superstitious times, some believed this was the mark of a prophet. But what would the veil really mean to Naomi and how would it impact her life? Explore the mystery.
The Incident at Montebello
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Incident at Montebello is based on a true event— In 1930, Italian Premier Benito Mussolini was driving through the Italian countryside with Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. when his car struck and killed a little girl, Sofia Buonomano. The Buonomano family is torn apart by Sofia's death and is caught in a political firestorm that spreads from their village to Rome and across American and Europe.