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By Patricia F. Staley

walk down Norwich's most trendy mile of millionaires' mansions and mingle with the intense those who lived and performed in the back of their dependent facades through the glamorous Gilded Age. prosperous brands and retailers built fabulous mansions, a lot of which live to tell the tale this present day, alongside this trendiest triangle within the glitzy Rose of latest England. Tricia Staley has exposed forgotten scandals just like the Blackstone child kidnapping and the financial institution cashiers who embezzled millions of bucks from prosperous citizens, in addition to the drama of fortunes made and misplaced. Meet Tiffany's founding companion John younger, rubber shoe production king William A. Buckingham, the Slaters, Greenes, Hubbards and extra salacious, trendy titans of and extravagance.

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