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The Bettencourt affair : the world's richest woman and the scandal that rocked Paris, Tom Sancton

Label
The Bettencourt affair : the world's richest woman and the scandal that rocked Paris
Title
The Bettencourt affair
Title remainder
the world's richest woman and the scandal that rocked Paris
Statement of responsibility
Tom Sancton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Victim of a con man-- or her own family? Liliane Bettencourt is the world's richest woman, but at ninety-four she's embroiled in an controversy that has dominated the headlines. An artist and photographer named Francois-Marie Banier was given hundreds of millions of dollars by Liliane. Francoise, her daughter, considers Banier a con man and filed a lawsuit against him. Europe's biggest scandal in years uncovers a shadowy corporate history, buried World War II secrets, illicit political payoffs, and much more. Sancton looks at a complex, fascinating family and the intruder who nearly tore it apart
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sancton, Thomas
Dewey number
  • 338.7/66855092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT1018.B483
LC item number
S26 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bettencourt, Liliane
  • Bettencourt, Liliane
  • Banier, François-Marie
  • Sarkozy, Nicolas
  • L'Oréal (Firm)
  • Banier, François-Marie
  • Bettencourt, Liliane
  • Sarkozy, Nicolas
  • L'Oréal (Firm)
  • Scandals
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Businesswomen
  • Billionaires
  • Older women
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History
  • HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
  • Billionaires
  • Businesswomen
  • Friendship
  • Older women
  • Scandals
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • France
  • France
Label
The Bettencourt affair : the world's richest woman and the scandal that rocked Paris, Tom Sancton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-396)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Lost in the fog -- Part one. Life before Banier -- The founder -- The heiress and the consort -- Poor little rich girl -- Part two. Banier enters the scene -- Portrait of the artist -- Such good friends -- Dark roots -- A generous man -- The Christmas visitor -- The ambitious Monsieur Sarkozy -- The whistle-blower -- Part three. The Bettencourt affair -- The opening salvo -- Sibling rivals -- Sarkozy joins the fray -- Metzner's end run -- Part four. The net spreads wider -- The butler did it -- Behind closed doors -- The Woerth affair -- Filthy rich -- Banier's Année Terrible -- The fixer -- Part five. The endgame -- Bordeaux -- Hardball -- A president in the crosshairs -- Banier strikes back -- Life and death -- The reckoning -- The eye of the beholder -- The wheels of justice -- Farewell to paradise? -- The verdict -- Epilogue: Wings -- Cast of characters
Control code
ocn962353377
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 396 pages
Isbn
9781101984475
Lccn
2016058788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781101984475
  • (OCoLC)962353377
Label
The Bettencourt affair : the world's richest woman and the scandal that rocked Paris, Tom Sancton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-396)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Lost in the fog -- Part one. Life before Banier -- The founder -- The heiress and the consort -- Poor little rich girl -- Part two. Banier enters the scene -- Portrait of the artist -- Such good friends -- Dark roots -- A generous man -- The Christmas visitor -- The ambitious Monsieur Sarkozy -- The whistle-blower -- Part three. The Bettencourt affair -- The opening salvo -- Sibling rivals -- Sarkozy joins the fray -- Metzner's end run -- Part four. The net spreads wider -- The butler did it -- Behind closed doors -- The Woerth affair -- Filthy rich -- Banier's Année Terrible -- The fixer -- Part five. The endgame -- Bordeaux -- Hardball -- A president in the crosshairs -- Banier strikes back -- Life and death -- The reckoning -- The eye of the beholder -- The wheels of justice -- Farewell to paradise? -- The verdict -- Epilogue: Wings -- Cast of characters
Control code
ocn962353377
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 396 pages
Isbn
9781101984475
Lccn
2016058788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781101984475
  • (OCoLC)962353377

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