The Rockefeller Women: Dynasty of Piety, Privacy, and Service
Based on neverbefore used letters, diaries, and photographs from the Rockefeller Archive, The Rockefeller Women reveals the life of four generations of an extraordinary family: Eliza Davison Rockefeller, the Mother of John D., who instilled in her sons drive for success in business and Christian service; Laura Spelman Rockefeller, the wife of John D., the daughter of an Underground Railway operator and early supporter of racial freedom; Edith Rockefeller McCormick, the daughter of John D. and Laura, who became the queen of Chicago society, studied under Carl Jung and became a lay analyst; Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, the wife of John Jr. and mother of six children Winthrop, Laurence, Nelson, John III, David and Babs who helped found the Museum of Modern Art; Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller whom married Nelson.
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THE ROCKEFELLER WOMEN: Dynasty of Piety, Privacy, and ServiceUser Review - Kirkus
In this biographical stew, keeping the Abbys, Elsies, and Isabels straight demands a detailed menu and a hearty appetite for information about this American dynasty. Whatever their other faults and ... Read full review
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Of all the hugely wealthy families that grew out of laissez-faire capitalism, the Rockefellers most embodied that odd combination of focused accumulation and abundant charity. Over the generations ... Read full review