Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt: The Unlikely Hero of the Lusitania by Steven H. Gittelman,Emily Gittelman PDF

By Steven H. Gittelman,Emily Gittelman

ISBN-10: 0761855068

ISBN-13: 9780761855064

At a tender age, Alfred Vanderbilt inherited a major fortune of $40 million and keep an eye on of the Vanderbilt railroading empire. with out curiosity in company concerns, the early life squandered his wealth on horses and ladies on continents. not one of the Vanderbilts gave as a lot gas for gossip to the curious public as Alfred. by the point the extravagant playboy boarded the Lusitania on may well 7, 1915, he used to be the topic of diverse scandals, together with the suicide of 4 various girls. yet because the send went down, he spent the final mins of his existence rescuing ladies and kids and forgoing his personal lifestyles. How is it that this wraith, this gluttonous, opulent formative years, may perhaps suffer a whole swap of personality in his previous few moments? Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt follows Alfred’s trip from philanderer to hero during this superb, never-before-told tale of the hero of the Lusitania.

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