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This Land Was Made for You and Me (But Mostly Me): Billionaires in the Wild

Friday, January 17th 2014.
Author: Bruce McCall
Publisher: Blue Rider Press (November 5, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN/ASIN: 0399163689

This Land Was Made for You and Me (But Mostly Me): Billionaires in the Wild

The billionaire Russian “oiligarch” whose replica of Czar Alexander II’s yacht plies a vast man-made Crimean lake, brimming not with water but billions of gallons of petroleum from his own pipeline…
The packaged-suttee tycoon Sir Sith Ram Pramba, who sliced the top off Mount Everest and installed it on his terrace atop a Park Avenue condominium building…
The heir to a California railroad spike fortune who uses an individual cross-usa tunnel, assembled from giant redwoods laid end to finish, for a hundred and twenty-mph runs in cars from his exotic équipe between San Francisco and new york…
The huge Montana hotel where Gulfstreams land in the lounge and an ex-CIA drone ferries fresh casks of Côtes du Rhône along the three-mile route between the wine cellar and the eating hall…
The unsinkable forty-room polystyrene iceberg cum floating trip retreat the place Claude Ste. fearful, the Quebec Styrofoam king, cruises the Arctic Ocean in high summer and, using on his tamed polar undergo, hunts for child seals…
These and dozens extra of that new breed of swashbuckling put up-millennial Midases dedicated to self-indulgent fun—whatever the price in money, ecological mayhem, environmental devastation, and other such nuisances—are celebrated in This Land was once Made for You and Me (but largely Me), this lavishly illustrated chronicle that no person anticipated or even wished, however that Bruce McCall and David Letterman went in advance and created anyway.

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