American empress: the life and times of Marjorie Merriweather Post

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Villard Books, Jan 31, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 445 pages
A sweeping social history that readers of bestsellers will love, American Empress chronicles the story of Marjorie Merriweather Post--the force behind the growth of General Foods--in an irresistible rags-to-riches saga that captures the age of opulence. 16 pages of photos. Ties in with the A&E documentary "America's Castles" in January and with the 100th anniversary of Post Cereals.

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A very informative, well-written biography of a fascinating lady. Also, a wonderful narrative of US history from the late 1800s through much of the 20th century. Read full review

AMERICAN EMPRESS: The Life and Times of Marjorie Merriweather Post

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Heiress Marjorie Post was many things during her long life, but ``empress'' seems an overstatement. Post was one of the wealthiest women in the United States, but her life as described by journalist ... Read full review


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