The name Vanderbilt is a name that signifies wealth. The family patriarch is "The Commodore", who built up a fortune that allowed him to become the world's richest man by 1877. Less than fifty years after his death, one of the direct descendants dies penniless, and no Vanderbilt was again counted among the world's richest people. This is a book that tells the dramatic story of all the amazing happenings that created the downfall of the vast inheritance.
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