The Richest Woman in the World - A Trilogy - Book One

The Richest Woman in the World A Trilogy Book One Yesterday July Louise Lambert s mother was beaten to death by her boss in a shirt factory in Lower Manhattan Today her immigrant mother was laid to rest in a charity grave leaving Louise

  • Title: The Richest Woman in the World - A Trilogy - Book One
  • Author: M.G. Lambert
  • ISBN: 9781629080147
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Paperback
  • Yesterday, July 16, 1898, Louise Lambert s mother was beaten to death by her boss in a shirt factory in Lower Manhattan Today, her immigrant mother was laid to rest in a charity grave, leaving Louise, 14, orphaned, penniless, desperate.Louise is pulled from the brutality of the seething ghetto streets and swept into the magic of great wealth by her mother s only friend, CYesterday, July 16, 1898, Louise Lambert s mother was beaten to death by her boss in a shirt factory in Lower Manhattan Today, her immigrant mother was laid to rest in a charity grave, leaving Louise, 14, orphaned, penniless, desperate.Louise is pulled from the brutality of the seething ghetto streets and swept into the magic of great wealth by her mother s only friend, Cecilia, who arranges a maid s job for Louise in the home of Henry Flagler, a major partner of John D Rockefeller in the Standard Oil Company The remarkable journey of this naive girl delights, startles, shocks, saddens, and intrigues as she unveils the minds and mansions of the super rich and ultra powerful from oil tycoons and media muckrakers to Teddy Roosevelt, then governor of New York.Louise s journey takes her to Palm Beach, where she discovers the richest people in the world at Flagler s major hotel, the Royal Poinciana the epitome of the Gilded Age As a member of the kitchen staff, Louise is captivated by a handsome fisherman who introduces her to the sea and the glories of Florida Also pursued by the privileged son of a real estate scion, Louise is forced to make a choice between these two ardent suitors That choice leads Louise to a life no one could have ever predicted or designed.Book One of this trilogy is the threshold to a life that defies grim reality and wild imagination After conquering her baptism of fire, the once impoverished girl develops into a tenacious young woman, then into a character bigger than life She is ready for the dream world she never imagined Or is she

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    1. Louise Lambert was handed a life sentence of poverty on a not- so- silver platter as soon as she was born. Fast forward 14 years when her mother is killed and you can add fear and a struggle to survive to the mix. However there are a few, a very few people who do care, and attempt to help as much as they are capable and she consequently lands a job in the home of wealthy Henry Flagler. And in my opinion that's where the story truly takes off! Lambert has the rare talent of making history come al [...]

    2. I loved this book, and had to ration my reading or I would have ignored everything else in life and just read it from cover to cover, non-stop.The main character, Louise Lambert, is confronted by so very many trials and tribulations, but she handles them with style, grace, determination and hard work.The author paints an exceptional picture of what life was like for immigrants in the late 1800s, as well as what life was like for the privileged upper class during the same time period. History was [...]

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