The Great Getty: The Life and Loves of J. Paul Getty

The Great Getty: The Life and Loves of J. Paul Getty

by Robert Lenzner, J. Paul Getty


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"I feel no qualms or reticence about likening The Getty Oil Company to an empire-and myself to a Caesar." "The meek shall inherit the earth-but not the mineral rights." "If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars." Getty on Getty "I wanted to find the real Getty. I wanted to explain how he made his incredible fortune and what this effort did not to him...and those around him. Robert Lenzner In This first in-depth biography of the world's richest man, Boston Globe correspondent Robert Lenzner has done just that. Through interviews with those who were closest to Getty, the picture emerges of a truly miserly art collector, the great lover, the bigamist, the puritan, philanthropist, the suspected Nazi spy...

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ISBN-13: 9780517562222
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/12/1986
Pages: 283

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