The House of Gucci [Movie Tie-In]: A True Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed Sara Gay Forden

The House of Gucci [Movie Tie-In]: A True Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed

Author: Sara Gay Forden
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Book Title
The House of Gucci [Movie Tie-In]: A True Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed
Author
Sara Gay Forden
ISBN
9780063159983
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE from director Ridley Scott, starring Lady Gaga and Adam DriverThe sensational true story of murder, madness, glamour, and greed that shook the Gucci dynasty, now fully updated with a new afterwordOn 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.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Sara Gay FordenPublisher: Custom HousePublished: 10/26/2021ISBN: 9780063159983Pages: 544Weight: 0.97lbsSize: 7.87h x 5.20w x 1.02dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE from director Ridley Scott, starring Lady Gaga and Adam Driver

The sensational true story of murder, madness, glamour, and greed that shook the Gucci dynasty, now fully updated with a new afterword

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.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sara Gay Forden
Publisher: Custom House
Published: 10/26/2021
ISBN: 9780063159983
Pages: 544
Weight: 0.97lbs
Size: 7.87h x 5.20w x 1.02d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE from director Ridley Scott, starring Lady Gaga and Adam Driver

The sensational true story of murder, madness, glamour, and greed that shook the Gucci dynasty, now fully updated with a new afterword

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.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sara Gay Forden
Publisher: Custom House
Published: 10/26/2021
ISBN: 9780063159983
Pages: 544
Weight: 0.97lbs
Size: 7.87h x 5.20w x 1.02d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001