Follows three generations of the Mayne family through the year 1921-22. The 81-year-old patriarch reminisces about his rough beginnings in post-Civil War railroading, son Rufus rides rough waters as a wealthy financier, and his wife and three daughters muddle through their New York high society life.
Ulf Kjell Gür
The strongest, truest indictment of American society ever written. A sensational exposure of New York's wealthy families and the kind of lives their children lead. (Print Ad-Aurora Daily Star, ((Aurora, Ills.)) 7 February 1924)