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The World of Gloria Vanderbilt

The World of Gloria Vanderbilt
Wendy Goodman

Anderson Cooper wrote the forward, but nothing will prepare you for the unimaginable luxury of his mother’s life, illustrated with glamorous photographs and, to a far lesser extent, in text. My favorite part is fey Southern writer/gossip Truman Capote’s entree into Gloria Vanderbilt’s social cachet, from whence he based Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, then betrayed blue-blood confidences in Answered Prayers. • Abrams, New York ( —Review: Donalevan Maines


Don Maines

Donalevan Maines is a regular contributor to OutSmart Magazine.

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