In the late nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island-with its giant marble mansions, lavish dinner parties, and vicious social climbing- is a summer playground of the very rich. Into this rarefied world comes infamous railroad mogul and robber baron Sam Driver. He wants his beautiful daughter to have the best Newport has to offer-even if that means breaking all the rules... Written by notable author John Jakes, who is regarded as one of today's most distinguished writers of historical fiction. Historical Fiction - Paperback, 480 pages.