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Golden boy : a murder among the Manhattan elite / John Glatt.

Glatt, John (author).

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  • 4 of 16 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Forsyth County Public Library.

Current holds

12 current holds with 16 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lewisville Branch 364.152 G (Text) 0112523228477 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/21/2021
Reynolda Manor Branch 364.152 G (Text) 0112523228468 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/06/2021
Southside Branch 364.152 G (Text) 0112523228486 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/28/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250271020
  • ISBN: 1250271029
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 307 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, an imprint of St. Martin's Publishing Group, [2021]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "New York Times bestselling author John Glatt tells the true story of Thomas Gilbert Jr., the disturbed young man accused of murdering his father, a Manhattan millionaire and hedge fund founder. By all accounts, Thomas Gilbert Jr. led a charmed life. The son of a wealthy hedge fund manager and a financier, he grew up surrounded by a loving family and all the luxury an Upper East Side childhood could provide: education at the elite Buckley School and Deerfield Academy, summers in a sprawling seaside mansion in the Hamptons. He was strikingly handsome, moving with ease through glittering social circles and following in his father's footsteps to Princeton. His friends saw him as a leader; his parents adored him. But Tommy always felt different, and the cracks in his fa├žade began to show. What started as quiet exhaustion turned into warning signs of OCD, increasing paranoia, and-most troubling-an indescribable, inexplicable hatred of his father. As his parents begged him to seek psychiatric help, Tommy pushed back by self-medicating with drugs and escalating violence. When a fire destroyed his recently-estranged best friend's Hamptons home, Tommy was the prime suspect-but he was never charged. Just months later, he arrived at his parents' apartment, calmly asked his mother to leave, and shot his father point-blank in the head. Now, journalist John Glatt takes an in-depth look at the devastating crime that rocked Manhattan's upper class. With exclusive access to sources close to Tommy, including his own mother, Glatt constructs the agonizing spiral of mental illness that led Thomas Gilbert Jr. to the ultimate unspeakable act"--
Subject: Gilbert, Thomas Jr 1984-
Children of the rich New York (State) New York Biography
Murder New York (State) New York Case studies
Children of the rich New York (State) New York Psychology Case studies
Rich people Family relationships New York (State) New York Case studies
Genre: Biographies.
Case studies.
True crime stories.
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