Books: A Man & His Money

DWIGHT MORROW—Harold Nicolson— Harcourt, Brace ($3.75).

Biographies by Harold Nicolson (Paul Verlaine; Swinburne; Curzon) have been characterized by careful scholarship, an almost ostentatious avoidance of partisan feeling, a mood of suppressed irony. These qualities are all revealed in his biography of Dwight Whitney Morrow, lawyer, Morgan partner, Ambassador to Mexico, Senator from New Jersey, whose life receives at Harold Nicolson's hands an intelligent and exhaustive review such as few U. S. capitalists have enjoyed. Beginning with an apology for the inability of an English author to comprehend all the factors of a U....

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