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The Plaza : the secret life of America's most famous hotel

Satow, Julie (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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Prince Rupert Library 974.71042 Sato (Text) 33294002047082 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455566679
  • ISBN: 1455566675
  • ISBN: 9781549175930
  • ISBN: 9781455566662
  • Physical Description: print
    xi, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits, plans ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York ; Twelve, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-346) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Parade of millionaires -- A typical French house -- A Greek tragedy -- The Wet Age -- The big landlord -- The 39 widows of the Plaza -- Wartime -- The real Eloise -- Party of the century -- Prostitutes promenade -- Trump's Mona Lisa -- The prince and the billionaire -- Save the Plaza -- Shell game -- The Indian Great Gatsby.
Summary, etc.: "The Plaza is the account of one vaunted New York City address that has become synonymous with wealth and scandal, opportunity and tragedy. With glamour on the surface and strife behind the scenes, it is the story of how one hotel became a mirror reflecting New York's place at the center of the country's cultural narrative for over a century."-- Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Plaza Hotel (New York, N.Y.) -- History
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- History
Rich people -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Hotels -- New York (State) -- New York

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