My blogging friend George over at The Off Key of Life enjoyed reading Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr. as much as I did. It’s a fascinating nonfiction story about the reclusive life of Huguette Clark, a wealthy New York heiress. Take a look!
A couple of years ago, while visiting a small book store in Newport Rhode Island, I came across an interesting book titled, EmptyMansions. I didn’t buy it then but strangely enough, my brother gave it to me as a gift several months later. I always meant to read it but for some reason it sat on my reading shelf for over a year.
Fast forward to a couple of months ago and one of the blogs I really enjoy following is BookClub Mom. If you’ve never visited, I highly recommend giving her a look. Barbara does a terrific job reviewing all kinds of books and opening up interest where none existed before.
Coincidently, she reviewed Empty Mansions just as I was beginning to think it might be a good time to read it.
I have included the link to Barbara’s review of the book below since…
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