Author Allison Pataki tells PEOPLE all the things she was surprised to learn about Marjorie Merriweather Post while doing research on the American businesswoman for her new novel The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post.
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 02: Allison Pataki attends the Build Series at Build Studio on May 2, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
MRS. MARJORIE POST HUTTON. WIFE OF U.S. AMBASSADOR. PHOTO, 1935. (Photo by George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images)