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The beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father

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Janny Scott's investment banker great-grandfather built an eight-hundred-acre estate on Philadelphia's Main Line. There was an obligation to protect it, a license to enjoy it, a duty to pass it on - but it was impossible to know in advance how all that extraordinary good fortune might influence the choices made over a lifetime. In this warmly felt tale of an American family's fortunes, journalist Janny Scott excavates the rarefied world that shaped her charming, unknowable father, Robert Montgomery Scott. The book is an incisive look at the weight of inheritance, the tenacity of addiction, and the power of buried secrets.
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subject_facetAlcoholics -- Family relationships -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Biographies
Families
Family secrets -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Inheritance and succession -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Biography
Rich people -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography
Scott, Janny -- Family
Scott, Robert Montgomery, -- 1929-2005
title_displayThe beneficiary : fortune, misfortune, and the story of my father
title_fullThe Beneficiary Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father
The beneficiary : fortune, misfortune, and the story of my father / Janny Scott
title_shortThe beneficiary
title_subFortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father
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Biography & Autobiography
Families
Family
Family relationships
Family secrets
History
Inheritance and succession
Nonfiction
Rich people
Scott, Janny
Scott, Robert Montgomery
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9781594634192
9781984839503
9780698195752