Gilded Lily: Lily Safra: The Making Of One Of The World's Wealthiest Widows

Paperback | June 28, 2011

byIsabel Vincent

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“Isabel Vincent has written a riveting account of the life of the international socialite and billionairess Lily Safra, allegedly the third richest woman in the world.... It’s a very good read.” — Dominick Dunne

In this absorbing biography of Brazilian-born philanthropist and socialite Lily Safra—the first ever published—acclaimed investigative journalist Isabel Vincent (Bodies and Souls) delves beneath the intrigue surrounding one of the world’s richest women. From her humble beginnings in a Rio de Janeiro shantytown to the tragic death of her fourth husband, legendary billionaire banker Edmond Safra, in an arsonist’s fire in their Monte Carlo penthouse, Gilded Lily combines all the elements of compelling fiction in an absolutely enthralling account.

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“Isabel Vincent has written a riveting account of the life of the international socialite and billionairess Lily Safra, allegedly the third richest woman in the world.... It’s a very good read.” — Dominick Dunne In this absorbing biography of Brazilian-born philanthropist and socialite Lily Safra—the first ever published—acclaimed inve...

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The mesmerizing biography of one of the world's richest, most intriguing women—philanthropist and socialite Lily SafraIn the early morning of December 3, 1999, Lily Safra stood shivering in her nightgown on the grounds outside her sumptuous Monte Carlo penthouse where, just hours before, her fourth husband, reclusive billionaire Edmond...

Isabel Vincent is an award-winning investigative journalist currently working for theNew York Post. She is the author ofBodies and Souls: The Tragic Plight of Three Jewish Women Forced into Prostitution in the Americas;Hitler's Silent Partners: Swiss Banks, Nazi Gold, and the Pursuit of Justice; andSee No Evil: The Strange Case of Chri...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.79 inPublished:June 28, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061133949

ISBN - 13:9780061133947

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