The Gods of Newport

The Gods of Newport

Book - 2007
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In the late nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island-with its giant marble mansions, lavish dinner parties, and vicious social climbing- is a summer playground of the very rich. Into this rarefied world comes infamous railroad mogul and robber baron Sam Driver. He wants his beautiful daughter to have the best Newport has to offer-even if that means breaking all the rules...

Baker & Taylor
Determined to secure entry into the elite social circles of late-nineteenth-century Rhode Island, Sam Driver enlists the help of a pair of social gadflies but finds his efforts complicated by his daughter's romance with an impoverished young Irishman. Reprint.

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Determined to secure entry into the elite social circles of late nineteenth-century Rhode Island, Sam Driver enlists the help of a pair of social gadflies but finds his efforts complicated by his daughter's romance with an impoverished young Irishman.

Publisher: New York : Signet, c2007
ISBN: 9780451222343
Characteristics: 462 p. ; 20 cm

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May 17, 2009

back on track

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Nov 14, 2007

I was a little disappointed - it seemed more superficial than other John Jakes novels I have read.

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