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Gucci: a House Divided An Inside Account of the Battle for the Gucci Empire

McKnight, Gerald

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ISBN 10: 1556110375 / ISBN 13: 9781556110375
Published by Donald I. Fine, Inc., 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Light fading of dust jacket on white inside cover ; 9.13 X 6.38 X 1.34 inches; 362 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 92867

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Title: Gucci: a House Divided An Inside Account of ...

Publisher: Donald I. Fine, Inc.

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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The complete rags-to-riches story of the Gucci family, the Gucci business, and the battles that are tearing them apart draws on interviews with family members, as well as court and company papers and documents

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British journalist McKnight's full-scale account of Guccio Gucci's rags-to-riches story and the lives of his descendants begins with GG as a waiter at London's Savoy Hotel, through the aftermath of World War I, to the opening of the first shop in Florence in 1923. It shows how this man's keen appreciation for quality goods led to the growth of the business to 153 stores worldwide. Today the family is divided by shareholder fights, broken family life, tax-evasion lawsuits, and vendettas. McKnight includes court documents, newspaper clippings, and company papers for an objective biography of this mercantile empire. Recommended for large public libraries. Mary Ann Wasick, West Allis P.L., Wis.
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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