Prologue: Lost in the hogp. 1
Part 1Life Before Banier
1The Founderp. 9
2The Heiress and the Consortp. 26
3Poor Little Rich Girlp. 45
Part 2Banier Enters the Scene
4Portrait of the Artistp. 57
5Such Good Friendsp. 77
6Dark Rootsp. 95
7A Generous Manp. 104
8The Christmas Visitorp. 109
9The Ambitious Monsieur Sarkozyp. 116
10The Whistle-blowerp. 122
Part 3The Bettencourt Affair
11The Opening Salvop. 141
12Sibling Rivalsp. 159
13Sarkozy Joins the Frayp. 164
14Metzner's End Runp. 173
Part 4The Net Spreads Wider
15The Butler Did Itp. 185
16Behind Closed Doorsp. 195
17The Woerth Affairp. 207
18Filthy Richp. 215
19Banier's Année Terriblep. 221
20The Fixerp. 228
Part 5The Endgame
21Bordeauxp. 247
22Hardballp. 254
23A President in the Crosshairsp. 264
24Banier Strikes Backp. 271
25Life and Deathp. 275
26The Reckoningp. 280
27The Eye of the Beholderp. 298
28The Wheels of Justicep. 308
29Farewell to Paradise?p. 317
30The Verdictp. 323
Epilogue: Wingsp. 329
Cast of Charactersp. 331
Acknowledgmentsp. 337
Notesp. 339