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Madness Under the Royal Palms|Laurence Leamer
Madness Under the Royal Palms : Love and Death Behind the Gates of Palm Beach
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The New York Times bestselling history of the glamour and debauchery of the ultra-wealthy Palm Beach community--from The Breakers to Trump's Mar-a-Lago.

For more than a hundred years, Palm Beach has been an exclusive and exotic universe of wealth and privilege in America. And until Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme devastated its eternally sunny world, the reality of this affluent enclave has rarely been exposed to outsiders.

Now, in Madness Under the Royal Palms, resident insider Laurence Leamer reveals the secrets and scandals of this South Florida island via a cast of characters that includes social climbers, trophy wives, sugar daddies, glamorous widows and their escorts, sociopathic multimillionaires, and elegant society queens. Dive into the unbelievable true story of love, lust, money, and murder in a uniquely American paradise.

 

  • ISBN-13: 9781401310110
  • ISBN-10: 1401310117
  • Publisher: Hachette Books
  • Publish Date: October 2009
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds
  • Page Count: 400
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP