Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself: A Memoir

Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself: A Memoir

Eileen Rockefeller


A pioneering philanthropist and daughter of yank royalty unearths what it was once prefer to develop up in a single of the world’s most renowned families.
 
The great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, Eileen Rockefeller realized in early life that whereas wealth and reputation may possibly open any door, they can now not purchase a sense of private worthy.  The privileges of getting servants and indulgent summer season houses have been offset via her mom and dad’ considerate but company classes in social legal responsibility, now and then via her mother’s darkish depressions and mercurial moods, and the contest for awareness between her siblings. In maturity, Rockefeller has yearned to be visible no longer as an icon yet as a lady and mom with an ordinary existence, and prefer we all, she needed to discover ways to locate her personal manner. Being a Rockefeller, turning into Myself is an confirmation of ways kinfolk shapes our id and the methods we give a contribution to the bigger relations of existence, despite our origins.

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