Bestselling creator Steven Gaines’s “richly unique” (People) and juicy social historical past of the Hamptons.

As one among The us’s so much fabled groups–lengthy a magnet for artists, celebrities, the very wealthy, and their respective hangers-on–the Hamptons had been a scene of continuing collision some of the based antique defend, New Cash, and the native households who farmed and fished the area for generations. In serving up 3 centuries of Hamptons historical past, Steven Gaines introduces a bunch of colourful characters together with Jackson Pollock, Ron Perelman, Lauren Bacall, and the Bouvier Beales of Gray Gardens infamy.

Philistines on the Hedgerow is a captivating feat of storytelling–a ebook that takes us at the back of the privet hedges and rolling sand dunes and brings shiny existence to the curious passions and personalities that animate the Hamptons.