House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed

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HarperCollins, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 400 pages
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Did Patrizia Reggiani murder her ex-husband, Maurizio Gucci, in 1995 because his spending was wildly out of control? Did she do it because her glamorous ex was preparing to marry his mistress, Paola Franchi? Or is there a possibility she didn't do it at all?

In this gripping account of the ascent, eventual collapse, and resurrection of the Gucci dynasty, Sara Gay Forden takes us behind the scenes of the trial and exposes the passions, the power, and the vulnerabilities of the greatest fashion family of our times.

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A decent read but too much focus on the finances of Gucci and too little on the murder itself (the supposed focal point of the story, if the back cover is to be believed) for my taste. I started ... Read full review

Review: The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed

User Review  - Blaire - Goodreads

A decent read but too much focus on the finances of Gucci and too little on the murder itself (the supposed focal point of the story, if the back cover is to be believed) for my taste. I started ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Sara Gay Forden is the former Milan bureau chief and business correspondent for Women's Wear Daily. Now editor in chief of the new Italian magazine L'UNA, she lives in Milan with her Italian husband and their young daughter.

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