xxviii, 456 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), gen. tables ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -429) and index.
A cousin of Huguette Clark and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist trace the life of the reclusive American heiress against a backdrop of the now-infamous W. A. Clark family and include coverage of the internet sensation and elder-abuse investigation that occurred at the end of her life.
Family tree -- Introduction: House hunting -- An apparition -- Time capsule -- Clark mansion, Part one -- Log cabin -- Copper King mansion -- U.S. Capitol -- Clark mansion, part two -- 907 Fifth Avenue, part one -- 907 Fifth Avenue, part two -- Bellosguardo -- Le Beau Château -- Doctors Hospital -- Beth Israel Medical Center -- Woodlawn Cemetery -- Surrogate's courthouse -- Epilogue: Cricket -- Authors' note -- List of illustrations -- Appendix: Siblings of W.A. Clark -- Appendix: Inflation adjustment.
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