Diamond Dust

Author: Kay Shearin
Published: 1992
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,144 / 76 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.2
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 324
mnybks.net#: 6383
License: ©
Genres: Biography, Post-1930
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(c) K. Kay Shearin 1992.

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at takes up most of the block on the west of the Square. The block east of the Square is occupied by the Public Building housing the state trial courts for the county. Facing the Square on its south is the public library, and on its north is the headquarters of Wilmington Trust Company, the favorite bank of the duPont family and E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc. Standing in Rodney Square, you're physically less than five miles from New Jersey, ten from Pennsylvania, and fifteen from Maryland, but in most ways you're in a different world.

1: Paragraph 5 Until about two decades ago the duPonts ran Delaware as a company town, and they ran a tight ship. For example, once upon a time du Pont wanted to hire a high-level executive; a candidate and his family passed muster, and he was offered the position. He said the only problem with moving to Delaware was that his daughter was taking ice skating lessons and hoped someday to qualify for the Olympics, and there was no teacher of that caliber i

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