ALFRED I. DU PONT The Family Rebel by Marquis James

ALFRED I. DU PONT The Family Rebel

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A skillful record of a great family, with the story built around the figure of Alfred I. Du Pont, who as a youth, in 1902, saved the powder company from going out of the family control, and who some 18 years later, was the chief figure in the case of DuPont vs DuPont, which ruptured the family wide open. To anyone ""in the know"", it makes fascinating reading; to anyone interested in the detailed ramifications of one of the nation's greatest industrial empires, it is a vast adventure in finance; one wonders whether the average reader may not find the intricacies of family and affairs, confusing -- and on the human issues, too objective.

Pub Date: Oct. 15th, 1941
Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill