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Brooke Astor

Philanthropist, Socialite (30-Mar-1902 — 13-Aug-2007)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


Brooke Astor. Patchwork Child. Harper & Row. 1962. 224pp.

Brooke Astor. Footprints: An Autobiography. Doubleday. 1980. 375pp.

Frances Kiernan. The Last Mrs. Astor: A New York Story. New York: W. W. Norton. 2007. 307pp.


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  7. New York Times Obituary [link]

  8. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.19)

  9. Who Runs Washington? (p.224)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.25)

  11. Legends in Their Own Time (p.12)




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