House of Gucci

Forden Sara G
A world-famous luxury brand, financial skullduggery, vicious family quarrels ending in a sensational murder: the Gucci story just couldn't be juicier, and former "Women's Wear Daily" correspondent Forden does full justice to its gossipy appeal in this dramatic and fashionable tale. Photos.



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The sensational true story of murder, madness, glamour, and greed that shook the Gucci dynasty

On March 27, 1995, Maurizio Gucci, heir to the fabulous fashion dynasty, was slain by an unknown gunman as he approached his Milan office. In 1998, his ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani Martinelli--nicknamed The Black Widow by the press--was sentenced to 29 years in prison, for arranging his murder.

Did Patrizia murder her ex-husband because his spending was wildly out of control? Did she do it because her glamorous ex was preparing to marry his mistress, Paola Franchi? Or is there a possibility she didn't do it at all?

The Gucci story is one of glitz, glamour, intrigue, the rise, near fall and subsequent resurgence of a fashion dynasty. Beautifully written, impeccably researched, and widely acclaimed, The House of Gucci will captivate readers with its page-turning account of high fashion, high finance, and heart-rending personal tragedy.

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Publisher Custom House
ISBN-10 0060937750
ISBN-13 9780060937751
GTIN-13 9780060937751
GTIN-14 09780060937751
Subtitle A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed
Author Forden Sara G
Edition 1
Language Code eng
Page Count 400
Publication Date Oct 8, 2001
Dimension 6 in 9.03 in 1.06 in