The Landed Gentry

Passions and Personalities Inside America's Propertied Class




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/12/2000

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 316
ISBN : 9780595129386

About the Book

The Landed Gentry is a collection of insider tales of inherited wealth and of the silver chains that bind those born into the American aristocracy.

"[Burnham] is an excellent gossip...her tales of school are not mean or nasty, so much as revealing of her subjects."

Palm Beach Life

About the Author

Sophy Burnham is an award-winning novelist, essayist, journalist and playwright. She is the author of ten books, including two New York Times Bestsellers: The Art Crowd and A Book of Angels, which was credited for starting the angel movement. In addition, her works have been translated into more than 20 languages. Burnham is a Reiki master and Sensitive and is listed in the Georgetown University archives, Who's Who in America and Contemporary Authors. The author presently gives talks and workshops and has made many television and radio appearances.