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text Palm Beach, Mar-A-Lago, and the rise of America's Xanadu

Summary
When Henry Flagler arrived at the island of Palm Beach in April 1893 it was a dense tangle of Palmetto brush and mangroves. Within a year he had built the Royal Poinciana Hotel, and two years later what was to become the legendary Breakers. Now Pa... Read more
Contents
Flagrante -- Nouveau riche -- Finding Xanadu -- Madness -- Buying a legislature -- End of the line -- No second acts -- The baton passes -- Gloria in excelsis -- The queen is dead-- long live the queen -- Little cottage by the sea -- Hard times --... Read more
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Description
319 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Publisher
Atlantic Monthly Press 2019

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TADL-WOOD 975.9 STA in New Non-fiction Reshelving

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