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Short Synopsis
New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer presents a shocking, in-depth look at the Johnson family in this scrupulously researched, unauthorized biography.

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From the founders of the international health-care behemoth Johnson & Johnson in the late 1800s to the contemporary Johnsons of today, such as billionaire New York Jets owner Robert Wood "Woody" Johnson IV, all is revealed in this scrupulously researched, unauthorized biography by New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer. Often compared to the Kennedy clan because of the tragedies and scandals that had befallen both wealthy and powerful families, Crazy Rich, based on scores of exclusive, candid, on-the-record interviews, reveals how the dynasty's vast fortune was both intoxicating and toxic through the generations of a family that gave the world Band-Aids and Baby Oil.

"Oppenheimer follows the clan of dysfunctional Band-Aid and baby-powder millionaires through the adulterous affairs, ugly divorces, drug and alcohol addictions, tragic accidents, suicide attempts, paternity disputes, will contests, and other turmoil as the family reaps the rewards of inheritance through privilege, opulence, and excess, for better and for worse." ---Booklist Starred Review

"The book is an impressive example of journalistic synthesis, bringing together bits of tabloid journalism not usually connected (playing celebrity connect-the-dots is half the book's fun) around a strong narrative core." ---Publishers Weekly

"A gossipy, character-driven saga suggesting that the spoiled rich are their own worst enemies." ---Kirkus
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Crazy Rich

Power, Scandal, and Tragedy Inside the Johnson & Johnson Dynasty

Author Jerry Oppenheimer

Narrated by Michael Prichard

Publication date Oct 21, 2013

Running time 15 hrs 13 min

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