Andrew Gifford
ASIN: B071J956MY
Publisher: Santa Fe Writer's Project
Pages: 300

"A Southern Gothic for the DC area."  - Vanity FairSuicide, bankruptcy, and a missing fortune...What happened to the iconic Gifford's Ice Cream franchise and the family behind it?Few know the truth...For more than 70 years, Gifford's Ice Cream and Candy Company was associated with nothing but pleasure for native Washingtonians and visitors to the nation's capital, but behind the iconic business's happy facade lay elaborate and cruel schemes.In this memoir of discovery and resilience, the last Gifford heir takes the reader from his life under the shadow of the family business, to the broken world left behind by his abusive parents. Gifford attempts to understand the reasoning behind the byzantine betrayals and intrigue rooted in the company from its modest beginnings--dark influences that would ultimately destroy the legendary business and its troubled founding family."This amazing ...
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