The Last Castle

The Last Castle

The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home

Large Print - 2018
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A New York Times BestsellerGeorge Vanderbilt dedicated his life to creating a European-style estate on 125,000 acres of North Carolina wilderness, complete with a 175,000-square-foot chateau and a charming village beyond the gates. As a newlywed, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser became mistress of Biltmore House and benefactress of the village. But when fortunes shifted, it was up to Edith to save Biltmore -- and secure the future of the region and her husband's legacy.
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Company, 2018.
Edition: Large print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017.
ISBN: 9781432848231
Characteristics: 665 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations, portraits ;,23 cm.


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Nov 15, 2017

If you like Vanity Fair articles then you will enjoy this book: gossipy, detailed lives of the rich and reasonably famous. You might even add Biltmore to the “might see if I am in the area” list.

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