Ticketed Lunch with Bunny Mellon Biographer Meryl Gordon

at Berkeley Hotel on 10/13/2017, 12:00 pm
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"Richmond", VA
Join us at the Berkeley Hotel for an elegant, casual lunch and a talk and signing by the author. All tickets include a book, lunch (please choose below), dessert (Pumpkin Parfait), and coffee or tea. Please click on tickets to see preparation methods and side dishes. You may also purchase additional books by adding them to your cart below or the day of the event. We suggest pre-ordering if you would like to guarantee additional books will be available for you. A cash bar featuring wine and a signature cocktail will be provided. Please bring cash if you would like to start your weekend early. About the book: A new biography of Bunny Mellon, the style icon and American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diplomacy, art, and fashion. Bunny Mellon, who died in 2014 at age 103, was press-shy during her lifetime. With the cooperation of Bunny Mellon's family, author Meryl Gordon received access to thousands of pages of her letters, diaries and appointment calendars and has interviewed more than 175 people to capture the spirit of this talented American original. About the author: Meryl Gordon is the author of the New York Times bestselling Mrs. Astor Regrets and Phantom of Fifth Avenue, a Wall Street Journal bestseller. She is an award-winning journalist and a regular contributor to Vanity Fair. She is on the graduate journalism faculty at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. She is considered an expert on "elder abuse" and has appeared on NPR, CNN and other outlets whenever there is a high-profile case.

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