In the Spirit of Palm Beach By Assouline Books

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In the Spirit of Palm Beach

Established as a luxury vacation destination in southern Florida for the rich and famous in the ear1y 1900s, Palm Beach is synonymous with old-world glamour and new-world sophistication. This breathtakingly beautiful resort community-though elite and exclusive-can be truly hospitable to tourists, especially In hotels, restaurants, and shops. At The Breakers, Palm Beach's oldest existing and most esteemed hotel, the staff Is unfailingly friendly. Go Into any restaurant and you'll feel welcome; stroll down almost any street and people will give you a neighborly "hello." Pamela Flori takes you on a tour through this tiny, multi-layered Island to find the fun in (and out of) the sun.

In this exquisite volume, longtime visitor Pamela Fiori, along with others who visit and live there, share with readers the heritage of this tropical paradise. From its world-renowned hotels, dreamy estates, and fancy cars to Its endless shopping opportunities and Impeccable golf courses, In the Spirit of Palm Beach presents a full spectrum of everything the Island n offer. An insider's guide featuring Fiori's selection of hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops completes the book.


  • 160 pages
  • 150 illustrations
  • English language
  • Released in December 2012
  • W 7.55 x L 10.9 x D 0.78 in
  • Hardcover with Jacket
  • ISBN: 9781614280606
  • 2.0 lb

About the Author

Pamela Fiori's career in magazine publishing spans more than forty years. She was editor In chief of Town & Count , America's premier magazine for the affluent in America, for seventeen years. Before that, she was editor in chief of Travel + Leisure for fourteen years. An authority on luxury, travel, style, connoisseurship, and philanthropy, Flori writes and speaks frequently on these subjects. Her first book, Stolen M ents, Is a tribute to the photography of Ronny Jaques, a contemporary of Richard Avedon and Lillian Sassman. She has also written In the Sprit of Capri and in the spirit of St. Barths for Assoullne.