Celebrity Family Trees: Meet the Winners and Losers in the Gene Pool

Celebrity Family Trees: Meet the Winners and Losers in the Gene Pool

by Ed Wright
     
 

PACKED WITH AMAZING FACTS AND STAR-QUALITY WOWS

Did you know …

  • One of the founding Fondas played a key role in the American Civil War
  • Paris Hilton’s uncle was married to Elizabeth Taylor
  • The manufacturer of the world’s most sought-after coffee maker, the Krupps, once specialized in armaments for the Nazis
  • Spoon-bender Uri

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PACKED WITH AMAZING FACTS AND STAR-QUALITY WOWS

Did you know …

  • One of the founding Fondas played a key role in the American Civil War
  • Paris Hilton’s uncle was married to Elizabeth Taylor
  • The manufacturer of the world’s most sought-after coffee maker, the Krupps, once specialized in armaments for the Nazis
  • Spoon-bender Uri Geller is related to Sigmund Freud
  • George W. Bush is related to 16 former US Presidents
  • Princess Diana, Winston Churchill, and Pocahontas
  • One of Winston’s Churchill’s sons had the reputation of being “the rudest man in Europe”
  • The US Attorney General who founded the FBI was a relative of Napoleon Bonaparte
  • John Paul Getty, while the richest man in the world, had a payphone installed in his house for the use of his guests
  • Mia Farrow’s first husband, Frank Sinatra, offered to get her third husband, Woody Allen’s, legs broken when he dumped her for Soon-Yi, her adopted daughter
  • The actor Skandar Keynes who starred in The Chronicles of Narnia, is a descendant of Charles Darwin

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760783122
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/15/2006
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 9.63(h) x 0.50(d)

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