Fortunes Children

Fortune S Children

Fortune S Children

Vanderbilt: the very name signifies wealth. The family patriarch, "the Commodore," built up a fortune that made him the world's richest man by 1877. Yet, less than fifty years after the Commodore's death, one of his direct descendants died penniless, and no Vanderbilt was counted among the world's richest people. Fortune's Children tells the dramatic story of all the amazingly colorful spenders who dissipated such a vast inheritance.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Arthur T. Vanderbilt, II
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2013-04-16
Total Pages : 544 Pages
ISBN : 9780062288370


Fortune S Children

Fortune S Children

Vanderbilt: the very name signifies wealth. The family patriarch, "the Commodore," built up a fortune that made him the world's richest man by 1877. Yet, less than fifty years after the Commodore's death, one of his direct descendants died penniless, and no Vanderbilt was counted among the world's richest people. Fortune's Children tells the dramatic story of all the amazingly colorful spenders who dissipated such a vast inheritance.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Arthur T. Vanderbilt
Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks
Release : 2012-12-26
Total Pages : 544 Pages
ISBN : 0062224069


Fortune S Children

Fortune S Children

Vanderbilt: the very name signifies wealth. The family patriarch, "the Commodore," built up a fortune that made him the world's richest man by 1877. Yet, less than fifty years after the Commodore's death, one of his direct descendants died penniless, and no Vanderbilt was counted among the world's richest people. Fortune's Children tells the dramatic story of all the amazingly colorful spenders who dissipated such a vast inheritance.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Arthur T. Vanderbilt
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 1991-02-20
Total Pages : 544 Pages
ISBN : 9780688103866


Fortune Cookie Fortunes

Fortune Cookie Fortunes

Crack, crack, crack! The cookies snap open and the family’s fortunes are revealed. Mei Mei wants to know how hers will come true. Jie Jie scoffs—they never come true. But Pacy isn’t so sure. As she waits and watches, she notices magical things happening in her family. Could the fortunes really be right? And what about Pacy’s fortune: “You will see the world in a new way”? Well, yes, it’s true! Pacy has been seeing the world through fortune cookies! This exhuberantly illustrated story about every kid’s favorite part of a Chinese meal also includes a brief history of the fortune cookie. What will your fortune be? Crack! Open up a cookie and find out.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Grace Lin
Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release : 2013-11-27
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 9780307982605


Fortune S Children

Fortune S Children

Traces the history of the Vanderbilt family and explains why their family fortune dissipated so soon

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Genre : Biography
Author : Arthur T. Vanderbilt
Publisher : William Morrow
Release : 1989
Total Pages : 552 Pages
ISBN : UVA:X001610411


Child Of Fortune

Child Of Fortune

In the exotic interstellar civilization of the Second Starfaring Age, youthful wanderers are known as Children of Fortune. This is the tale of one such wanderer, who seeks her destiny on an odyssey of self-discovery amid humanity's many worlds.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Norman Spinrad
Publisher : Gateway
Release : 2013-10-31
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9780575117266


Fortune S Favorite Child

Fortune S Favorite Child

A celebration of the photographer's work shines light on his remarkable achievements as an artist and a naturalist who created beautiful paintings, prints, murals, journals, wood carvings, ceramic works, poems, aphorisms, and illustrations. (Biography)

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Genre : Art
Author : Christopher Maurer
Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
Release : 2003
Total Pages : 367 Pages
ISBN : 1578065399


Grandpa S Fortune Fables

Grandpa S Fortune Fables

Fun stories to teach your kids about money. "Perhaps the most cleverly written, and delightful to read, financial education book" J.J. Wenrich (Author and Financial Advisor) When Grandpa Jack was a young man, he went on an adventure to a faraway island in search of gold. Whilst he was on the island he discovered 'The Three Rules of Wealth'. These rules helped him to become a very wealthy man. As Gail shares her Grandpa’s adventures, your kids will learn: - The difference between being 'Rich' and being 'Wealthy' - How to earn money - The importance of saving their money - How to grow their money (investing) - That patience is the superpower of the wealthy - Why they should avoid gambling, scams and (bad) debt Your kids will also have to try and solve Grandpa's Mystery Code as they answer short questions to recap on what they have learnt throughout the book. “This book should be in every school library” Kevin Gatland OBE "I would give this book 5 stars out of 5 ... It’s great to read aloud!" Isla Manson, avid reader, age 11

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Will Rainey
Publisher : Will Rainey
Release : 2021-11-12
Total Pages : 250 Pages
ISBN : 9781739972622


Fortune S Child

Fortune S Child

Theodora: actress, prostitute, mistress. And Byzantine Empress of the civilized world. Stephen: handsome Syrian boy, wizard's apprentice, palace eunuch. And Secretary to the Empress. How does this unlikely pair become such allies that one day Empress Theodora asks Stephen to write her biography? From a very young age, Theodora, daughter of a circus bearkeeper in Constantinople, sets her sights well above her station in life. Her exquisite beauty sets her apart on stages and in the eyes of men. Stephen, a Syrian lad of striking good looks, is sold by his parents to a Persian wizard, who teaches him a skill in languages that will serve him well. By the time Destiny brings them together in Antioch, Theodora has undergone heartrending trials and a transformation, while Stephen has been sold again . . . and castrated. Discover the enduring bond that, however imperfect, prompts Theodora--as Empress--to request palace eunuch Stephen to write her biography.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : James Conroyd Martin
Publisher :
Release : 2019-10-22
Total Pages : 398 Pages
ISBN : 1734004304


Hired Husband

Hired Husband

With eyes as dark as night and a gaze that laid all secrets bare, Nick Valkov was the kind of man any smart woman would avoid. But dire circumstances forced levelheaded Caroline Fortune to proposition this compelling stranger…with marriage. Her family's fate rested in Nick's capable hands—and brilliant mind. Yet her proper upbringing hadn't prepared this reluctant bride for her husband's soul-stirring embrace. And neither expected that their practical union would lead them to dark hours of danger…and the ultimate surrender.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Rebecca Brandewyne
Publisher : Silhouette
Release : 2010-08-01
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 9781426873157