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The Resource The prince of paradise : the true story of a hotel heir, his seductive wife, and a ruthless murder, John Glatt

The prince of paradise : the true story of a hotel heir, his seductive wife, and a ruthless murder, John Glatt

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The prince of paradise : the true story of a hotel heir, his seductive wife, and a ruthless murder
Title
The prince of paradise
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the true story of a hotel heir, his seductive wife, and a ruthless murder
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John Glatt
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Language
eng
Summary
"Ben Novack, Jr. was born into a life of luxury and opulence. Heir to the legendary Fontainebleau hotel, he spent his childhood surrounded by some of the world's biggest stars, including Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Elvis Presley, and Ann-Margret, who performed regularly at the Fontainebleau's La Ronde Room. He sat by while his parents entertained presidents and movie stars, as they reigned over Miami Beach in the '50's and '60's, and when the family business went sour he became wealthy in his own right, founding a multi-million dollar business using connections he made at the Fontainebleau. But Ben, Jr.'s luxurious, celebrity-studded lifestyle would end in another hotel room--a thousand miles away from the one where he grew up--when police found him bound up in duct tape, beaten to death. Seven years earlier, police found Novack in an eerily similar situation--when his wife Narcy duct-taped him to a chair for twenty-four hours and robbed him. Claiming it was a sex game, he never pressed charges and never followed through with a divorce. Now prosecutors claimed Narcy let the vicious killers into the room and watched as they beat her husband with dumbbells. They also suspected she was involved in the horrendous death of Novack's mother, just three months before. But it would be Narcy's own daughter who implicated her to the police--in this twisted case of passion, perversion, and paradise lost."--
Summary
"Ben Novack, Jr. was born into a life of luxury and opulence. Heir to the legendary Fontainebleau hotel, he spent his childhood surrounded by some of the world's biggest stars, including Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Elvis Presley, and Ann-Margret, whoperformed regularly at the Fontainebleau's La Ronde Room. He sat by while his parents entertained presidents and movie stars, as they reigned over Miami Beach in the '50's and '60's, and when the family business went sour he became wealthy in his own right, founding a multi-million dollar business using connections he made at the Fontainebleau. But Ben, Jr.'s luxurious, celebrity-studded lifestyle would end in another hotel room--a thousand miles away from the one where he grew up--when police found him bound up in duct tape, beaten to death. Seven years earlier, police found Novack in an eerily similar situation--when his wife Narcy duct-taped him to a chair for twenty-four hours and robbed him. Claiming it was a sex game, he never pressed charges and never followed through with a divorce. Now prosecutors claimed Narcy let the vicious killers into the room and watched as they beat her husband with dumbbells. They also suspected she was involved in the horrendous death of Novack's mother, just three months before. But it would be Narcy's own daughter who implicated her to the police--in this twisted case of passion, perversion, and paradise lost. "--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10176082
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DLC
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Glatt, John
Dewey number
364.152/3092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6533.F6
LC item number
G55 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • TRUE CRIME / General
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
  • Murder
  • Heirs
  • Fontainebleau (Hotel : Miami Beach, Fla.)
Target audience
adult
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the true story of a hotel heir, his seductive wife, and a ruthless murder
Label
The prince of paradise : the true story of a hotel heir, his seductive wife, and a ruthless murder, John Glatt
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http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/721/9781250035721/image/lgcover.9781250035721.jpg
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Publication
Control code
2013004030
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 434 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250035721
Lccn
2013004030
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ill.
Label
The prince of paradise : the true story of a hotel heir, his seductive wife, and a ruthless murder, John Glatt
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/721/9781250035721/image/lgcover.9781250035721.jpg
Publication
Control code
2013004030
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 434 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250035721
Lccn
2013004030
Other physical details
ill.

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