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The Guggenheims and the American dream.

Edwin Palmer Hoyt

The Guggenheims and the American dream.

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Published by Funk & Wagnalls in U.S .
Written in English

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  • Guggenheim family.

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    Open LibraryOL20315030M


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All pages are intact, and the cover is Rating: % positive. This definitive portrait of one of America's wealthiest, most influential dynasties traces their dynamic and often tragic lives. 'The Guggenheims': Meyer Guggenheim, the penniless immigrant whose genius for business and penchant for taking risks made the family fortune; Solomon Guggenheim, the pioneer art patron who commissioned Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hoyt, Edwin Palmer.

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