Tag Archives: Miss Havisham

NYT’s Fascinating Huguette Clark Chronicles

From our Late to the Party of the First Part desk For the last several years the New York Times has run a series of stories about Huguette Clark, “a copper heiress whose father was once one of the richest … Continue reading

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The Redemption Unit, VIII

(Previously on The Redemption Unit: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII) The CRTs started drifting off one by one. In some cases they found better jobs; in others they just couldn’t face another claimant. Either way their caseloads, as the claimants were known collectively, migrated … Continue reading

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The Redemption Unit, VI

(See I, II, III, IV and V) It was something to be in Boston that summer. The spirit of ’76 was everywhere, from the massive fireworks displays on the Esplanade to the stately procession of Tall Ships into Boston harbor to the red-white-and-blue redecoration … Continue reading

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