Pierre S. du Pont A Rare Genius


This classic exploration tells the story of the life and times of Pierre S. du Pont, who lived from 1870 to 1954. Widely regarded to be the architect of the modern corporation, his pioneering approach shaped DuPont and General Motors. Known for his philanthropy, his vision turned Longwood Gardens into the stunning jewel it is today. Each book comes with a complementary DVD with information on the subject.

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This biography offers an intimate look at the life and achievements of Pierre S. du Pont. Conceived as a companion to the film of the same name, the book draws extensively upon the vast collection of correspondence and writings du Pont left behind, and features both rare archival images and the personal reflections of family members who knew him well, to create a multi-layered portrait of one of America

  • 3 lbs 1.8 oz
  • 144 pages
  • Hardcover book with DVD
Weight 3.15 lbs

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