The New York Times–bestselling classic true-crime story of Frances Bradshaw Schreuder, the Manhattan socialite who persuaded the one assassin who couldn't refuse her-her teenage son-to kill her multimillionaire father In August of 1983 Shana Alexander, acclaimed journalist and chronicler of the lives and criminal trials of Jean Harris and Patty Hearst, wrote to New York City ballet patron Frances Schreuder on the eve of her murder trial. Schreuder stood...
Acclaimed 60 Minutes commentator and true-crime author Shana Alexander turns her journalist's eye to her own unconventional family-and herself-in this fascinating, moving memoir Shana Alexander spent most of her life trying to figure out her enigmatic parents. Milton Ager was a famous songwriter whose creations included "Ain't She Sweet" and "Happy Days Are Here Again." Cecelia Ager was a film critic and Variety columnist. They were a glamorous...