Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt: The Unlikely Hero of the Lusitania - download pdf or read online

By Steven H. Gittelman,Emily Gittelman

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 company concerns, the formative years squandered his wealth on horses and girls on continents. not one of the Vanderbilts gave as a lot gasoline for gossip to the curious public as Alfred. by the point the extravagant playboy boarded the Lusitania on may perhaps 7, 1915, he used to be the topic of various scandals, together with the suicide of 4 diversified ladies. yet because the send went down, he spent the final mins of his lifestyles rescuing girls and kids and forgoing his personal existence. How is it that this wraith, this gluttonous, opulent adolescence, may perhaps suffer a whole switch of personality in his previous few moments? Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt follows Alfred’s trip from philanderer to hero during this great, never-before-told tale of the hero of the Lusitania.

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