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The Bettencourt Affair

The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris

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The Bettencourt Affair by Tom Sancton
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Liliane Bettencourt is the world's richest woman, and the tenth wealthiest in the entire world. But at 93, she's embroiled in incredible controversy - controversy so great it almost took down the French government. It's all become Europe's biggest scandal in years, uncovering a shadowy corporate history, a buried WWII secret, and much more - so much that the former President of France has become embroiled in the controversy.

Author Biography

Tom Sancton was a longtime Paris bureau chief for Time magazine, where he wrote more than fifty cover stories. He first broke the Bettencourt affair for many American readers with his feature piece in Vanity Fair in 2010. Sancton coauthored the New York Times (and international) bestseller Death of a Princess, a probing investigation of the murky circumstances behind Princess Diana's death. He has also written for Fortune, Reader's Digest, Newsweek,aand other leading magazines. A Rhodes scholar who studied at Harvard and Oxford, he is a research professor at Tulane University in New Orleans, where he spends part of the year. In 2014, the French government named Tom Sancton a Chevalier (knight) in the Order of Arts and Letters.
Release date Australia
August 10th, 2017
Author
Pages
400
Illustrations
1 Illustrations, unspecified
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
E P Dutton & Co Inc
Dimensions
152x229x25
ISBN-13
9781101984475
Product ID
26407415

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