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Blood Relations: The Rise & Fall of the Du Ponts of Delaware

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Acknowledgments
Genealogical Tables
Prologue
Part 1: The Family
Part 2: The Cousins
Part 3: The New Regime
Part 4: Coup d'Etat
Part 5: All in the Family
Part 6: The End of an Epoch
Source Notes
Index
Hardcover, 1st
Published July 14th 1980 by Hutchinson (London)
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Erik Graff
Jan 17, 2013 Erik Graff rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Mosley/Du Pont fans
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Shelves: biography
Having previously read Mosley's books about Hirohito, Goering and the Dulles family, I finally get up the conviction that this book, which had been laying about for years, might be worth a look. I didn't know much about the du Ponts or the corporations they founded.

Now, having finished it in under three days, I know quite a lot about the du Ponts, though not really so much about the business, this being more a biography of the principal members of the family than of the corporation named for the
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Wendy
Jun 06, 2008 Wendy rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: anyone interested in the DuPont family
Long, but surprisingly readable biography of the DuPont family in Delaware. The author manages to help the reader keep straight who is who. This is impressive, because the Duponts recycled the same 3 or 4 first names many many times, and there were lots of DuPonts to remember. I enjoyed reading this book.
Sharon King
Jul 17, 2015 Sharon King rated it it was amazing
This family is fascinating and utterly amazing all the inventions they came up with. I enjoyed this book and just yesterday went to the Hagley museum to see where it all started (given I've practically been to every other dePont property). I find it all very fascinating!
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