Journeys inside the world of America's new breed of multimillionaires to explore the real world of new money and its influence on the American culture, society, and politics, with entertaining profiles of some of these new multimillionaires and where their money is going. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER<br><br>RICH-I-STAN n. 1. a new country located in the heart of America, populated entirely by millionaires, most of whom acquired their wealth during the new Gilded Age of the past twenty years. 2. a country with a population larger than Belgium and Denmark; typical citizens include “spud king” J. R. Simplot; hair stylist Sydell Miller, the new star of Palm Beach; and assorted oddball entrepreneurs. 3. A country that with a little luck and pluck, you, too, could be a citizen of. <br><br>The rich have always been different from you and me, but Robert Frank’s revealing and funny journey through “Richistan” entertainingly shows that they are truly another breed.