Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: the woman in the family

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Random House, Sep 1, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 537 pages
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The first complete biography of the founder of New York City's Museum of Modern Art. In 1901, Abby Aldrich married John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and set about transforming the fabulously wealthy but closed-minded Rockefellers into the progressive force in philanthropy, the arts, and politics we know today. Photos.

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A fascinating look at a world we cannot imagine and within it a marriage hard to believe. Mrs. Rockefeller lived under the thumb of her husband and yet learned to thrive and have her way, enough to ... Read full review

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Well researched and fairly engaging, which is surprising because it's not clear if the author knows how to write anything but stand-alone paragraphs. The lack of flow and internal chapter inconsistency made what could have been an interesting read a chore instead. Read full review

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