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Random House Publishing Group, Apr 11, 2012 - Fiction - 464 pages
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The way journalist Gus Bailey tells it, old money is always preferred, but occasionally new money sneaks in--even where it is most unwelcome. After moving from Cincinnati, Elias and Ruby Renthal strike it even richer in New York, turning their millions into billions. It would be impolite for high society to refuse them now. Not to mention disadvantageous. As long as the market is strong, there's absolutely nothing to worry about--except for those nasty secrets from the past. Scandal, anyone...?

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User Review  - EvelynBernard - LibraryThing

Elias and Ruby Renthal are 'new' rich who long to be accepted into the New York society of the very rich and established 'old' money - easier said than done. Through large charitable donations ... Read full review

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User Review  - LARA335 - LibraryThing

Re-read in 2014. I am a fan of Dominick Dunne's writing. He knows his subject, in this case wealthy New York socialites. An observer, Gus/Dominick is not one of them but is invited to their functions ... Read full review

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Dominick Dunne is an internationally acclaimed journalist and the bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction, including Another City, Not My Own; A Season in Purgatory; An Inconvenient Woman; The Two Mrs. Grenvilles; and The Mansions of Limbo.

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