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N seen in decades Though she owned palatial homes in California New York and Connecticut why had she lived for twenty years in a simple hospital room despite being in excellent health? Why were her valuables being sold off? Was she in control of her fortune or controlled by those managing her money?   Dedman has collaborated with Huguette Clark’s cousin Paul Clark Newell Jr one of the few relatives to have freuent conversations with her Dedman and Newell tell a fairy tale in reverse the bright talented daughter born into a family of extreme wealth and privilege who secrets herself away from the outside world   Huguette was the daughter of self made copper industrialist W A Clark nearly as rich as Rockefeller in his day a controversial senator railroad builder and founder of Las Vegas She grew up in the largest house in New York City a remarkable dwelling with rooms for a family of four She owned paintings by Degas and Renoir a world renowned Stradivarius violin a vast collection of antiue dolls But wanting than treasures she devoted her wealth to buying gifts for friends and strangers alike to uietly pursuing her own work.

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