Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: the woman in the family

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Random House, Sep 1, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 537 pages
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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Well-wrought life of the woman who was not only—in the words of a New York Times editorial published on the occasion of her death, in 1948 at age 73—``the spirit that held [the Rockefellers ... Read full review

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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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