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Title:
The Rothman scandal
Author:
Birmingham, Stephen.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Little, Brown, [1991]

©1991
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780316096546
Format :
Book

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The story of a New York family whose patriarch, H.O.Ho Rothman, founded a publishing dynasty that continues to exert an inescapable power over his heirs - particularly beautiful Alexandra Rothman, editor-in-chief of Mode, the flagship magazine of the empire.


Author Notes

Stephen Gardner Birmingham was born in Andover, Connecticut on May 28, 1929. He received a degree in English from Williams College in 1950. Before becoming an author, he worked as an advertising copywriter in New York for Needham Harper Steers. His non-fiction books included Our Crowd: The Great Jewish Families of New York, The Right People: A Portrait of the American Social Establishment, The Grandees: America's Sephardic Elite, The Rest of Us: The Rise of America's Eastern European Jews, Certain People: America's Black Elite, Real Lace: America's Irish Rich, and Life at the Dakota: New York's Most Unusual Address. He also wrote nine novels including Young Mr. Keefe. He died from cancer on November 15, 2015 at the age of 86.

(Bowker Author Biography)