Beer money : a memoir of privilege and loss / Frances Stroh.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Peabody Public Library - Columbia City||NON-FICTION 338.4766342 STROH (Text)||30403002172336||Adult - Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Seymour Main Library||B STROH, FRANCES (Text)||37500004208829||Biographies||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780062393159
- ISBN: 0062393154
- Physical Description: vi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
|Summary, etc.:|| "A memoir of a city, an industry, and a dynasty in decline, and the story of a young artist's struggle to find her way out of the ruins. Frances Stroh's earliest memories are ones of great privilege: shopping trips to London and New York, lunches served by black-tied waiters at the Regency Hotel, and a house filled with precious antiques, which she was forbidden to touch. Established in Detroit in 1850, by 1984 the Stroh Brewing Company had become the largest private beer fortune in America and a brand emblematic of the American dream itself; while Stroh was coming of age, the Stroh family fortune was estimated to be worth $700 million. But behind the beautiful façade lay a crumbling foundation. Detroit's economy collapsed with the retreat of the automotive industry to the suburbs and abroad and likewise the Stroh family found their wealth and legacy disappearing"--Publisher's description.
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