Books: Solid Gold Scrooge

GULBENKIAN (289 pp.)—John Lodwick, in collaborafion with D. H. Young—Doubleday ($4).

MR FIVE PER CENT (261 pp.)—Ralph Hewins—Rinehart ($4).

At seven. Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian got a Turkish five-shilling piece as a present and promptly rushed to the bazaar with it to buy an old coin. The boy's father unprophetically chided Calouste on his earliest recorded financial deal: "If that's the way you're going to use your money, you'll end up in the gutter."

In the remaining 79 years of his life, Calouste Gulbenkian caught precious few glimpses of gutters, particularly since in young manhood...

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