Madness Under the Royal Palms
Love and Death Behind the Gates of Palm Beach
Publication Date: February 2009
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New York Times bestselling author Laurence Leamer offers an unprecedented look at the culture of excess in the elite community of Palm Beach.
Laurence Leamer is the bestselling author of thirteen books, including The Kennedy Women and Fantastic: The Life of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Leamer is a former staff member of Newsweek, and he has written for the New York Times Magazine, Harper's, Playboy, and many other publications. He lives in Palm Beach, Florida, and Washington, D.C. Todd McLaren was involved in radio for more than twenty years in cities on both coasts, including Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. He left broadcasting for a full-time career in voice-overs, where he has been heard on more than 5,000 TV and radio commercials, as well as TV promos; narrations for documentaries on such networks as A&E, Discovery, and the History Channel; and films, including Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
"Madness offers buckets of heart-warmimg Schadenfreude for all." ---The Washington Post
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