The Five of Hearts

by Patricia O'Toole (Author)
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The Five of Hearts, who first gathered in Washington in the Gilded Age, included Henry Adams, historian and scion of America's first political dynasty; his wife, Clover, gifted photographer and tragic victim of depression; John Hay, ambassador and secretary of state; his wife, Clara, a Midwestern heiress; and Clarence King, pioneering geologist, entrepreneur, and man of mystery. They knew every president from Abraham Lincoln to Theodore Roosevelt and befriended Henry James, Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, and a host of other illustrious figures on both sides of the Atlantic.

Book Details

Publication Date
March 07, 2006
Publisher
Collection
Page count
480
ISBN
9780743299237
Paper ISBN
9780743288231
File size
1.53 MB