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Author Talk and Book Signing: Janny Scott “The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father”

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States

A parable for the new age of inequality: part family history, part detective story, part history of a vanishing class, and a vividly compelling exploration of the degree to which an inheritance—financial, cultural, genetic—conspired in one person’s self-destruction.Land, houses, and money tumbled from one generation to the next on the eight-hundred-acre estate built by Scott’s... (Read More »)

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