This audiobook is filled with stories of very privileged mostly American heiresses and how they lived. Narrator Susan Ericksen creates a cadence that carries listeners smoothly from one woman to the next. From members of the Vanderbilt family to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the women depicted will astonish with respect to the lengths to which many would go to get their way or get their man or mete out vengeance on someone who crossed them. Ericksen allows listeners to savor their adventures by controlling her phrasing and inflection. Her voice is not sympathetic; instead her tone is one of head-shaking disbelief. She seems to be asking why the richest women in the world depleted their fortunes in selfish pursuits rather than pursuing philanthropic endeavors. E.E.S. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2020]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2019
CD ISBN 9781094021409 $34.95 Seven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781094021416 $29.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781094021423 $16.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2020
CD ISBN 9781094021393 $69.00 Seven CDs
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