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At Poverty Inc., Rich Get Richer by Lending to the Poor: Books

On a hill high above Cleveland, Tennessee, stands a manor modeled after George Vanderbilt’s Biltmore.

A stone-and-stucco pile topped by a copper dome, the house is perched on a 650-acre (263-hectare) estate that features two artificial lakes, a regulation-sized football field and a three-story tree house, plus stables, a greenhouse and an aviary.