The House the Rockefellers Built

The House the Rockefellers Built

What it was like to be as rich as Rockefeller: How a house gave shape and meaning to three generations of an iconic American family

One hundred years ago America's richest man established a dynastic seat, the granite-clad Kykuit, high above the Hudson River. Though George Vanderbilt's 255-room Biltmore had recently put the American country house on the money map, John D. Rockefeller, who detested ostentation, had something simple in mind—at least until his son John… (more)

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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (August 13, 2013)

Collection: Henry Holt and Co.

Language: English


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