"[L]oving and detailed study." -- Lucy Worsley "Fully illustrated look at this marvelous house and...surrounding structures...along with an in-depth look at the families who've called it home." "Wilson has compiled a riveting life story of...a prominent turn-of-the-century family...[and] their impressive mansion...that was intended to be remembered" -- Jickie Torres "The book delves into its creation, its owner and family, its place in society--and so much more." "Wilson turns this chronicle of what reporters at the time called 'Heartbreak House' into a page-turner...entertaining, enlightening cautionary tale." -- Eve Kahn
About the Author
Richard Guy Wilson is Commonwealth Professor at the University of Virginia.