The Hearsts: An American Dynasty

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University of Delaware Press, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 441 pages
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This is the first biography of the Hearsts based largely on the Hearst family papers that were not available to the authors of previous biographies. Featured in this study are William Randolph Hearst, tycoon, newsman, and politician; George Hearst, miner and U.S. Senator; and Phoebe Apperson Hearst, philanthropist and businesswoman. Illustrated.

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User Review  - briandrewz - LibraryThing

Excellent book on the beginnings of the Hearst dynasty. The book starts with George Hearst and his marriage to Phoebe Apperson. The book also delves a little into the life of their son, William ... Read full review

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User Review  - Loie - Goodreads

You can't visit Hearst Castle and not want to learn more about the family. This was a good book with which to start. Robinson takes you back to George and Phobe Apperson Hearst and using letters, documents and interviews she tells the story of the family as they amass their fabulous wealth. Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Robinson is a former journalist, editorial writer, and legislative aide in the U.S. Congress. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, she worked for the Associated Press, United Press International, National Journal, and the San Francisco Examiner.

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