Books For Boomers: “The Plaza” By Julie Satow Is “Social History At Its Best”

“In this definitive history, award-winning New York Times journalist Julie Satow not only pulls back the curtain on Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball and The Beatles’ first stateside visit — she also follows the money trail. THE PLAZA reveals how, during the Great Depression, it was a handful of rich, dowager widows who were the financial lifeline that saved the hotel, and how foreign money and the anonymous shell companies of today have transformed the iconic guest rooms into condominiums shielding ill-gotten gains — hollowing out parts of the hotel as well as the city around it.”

The Plaza Julie Satow

Read more about the book: http://www.juliesatow.com/the-plaza-wip

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