Gloria Vanderbilt was born with a good résumé. Her relatives came from society, her money from a trust. Nevertheless, in the course of 61 years she has strayed from the deb-socialite path. While her surname is a synonym for wealth, her full name is a designer label, and therein lies her special identity.
I'll bet you don't know what the Amazon "Vine Community" is. I didn't. I was never even aware of it until my memoir was published earlier this year. Books offered on Amazon for pre-order have a notation: "This book is not eligible for review until publication date."