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By Steven H. Gittelman,Emily Gittelman

ISBN-10: 0761855068

ISBN-13: 9780761855064

At a tender age, Alfred Vanderbilt inherited a big fortune of $40 million and keep an eye on of the Vanderbilt railroading empire. with out curiosity in enterprise concerns, the formative years 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 could 7, 1915, he was once the topic of diverse scandals, together with the suicide of 4 varied ladies. yet because the send went down, he spent the final mins of his existence rescuing girls and kids and forgoing his personal existence. How is it that this wraith, this gluttonous, opulent formative years, may well endure a complete swap of personality in his previous few moments? Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt follows Alfred’s trip from philanderer to hero during this exceptional, never-before-told tale of the hero of the Lusitania.

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