Man Who Fell from the Sky: 2the True Story Gaudy Life Bizarre Demise 20's Tycoon Alfred Loewenstein Mod

William Norris, Author Viking Books $17.95 (262p) ISBN 978-0-670-81369-8
Alfred Loewenstein was a notably successful entrepreneur of the period from World War I through the 1920s. Although Belgian by nationality, he had long lived in Britain. On July 4, 1928, on a flight from the U.K. to the Continent in his private plane, accompanied by his staff, he supposedly fell from the craft while over the Channel. Two weeks later his body was found off the French coast. Norris ( The Unsafe Sky, etc.) maintains that the multimillionaire was thrown from the plane and seeks to establish the identity of those who arranged the ""accident.'' He shows that Loewenstein's wife, various business enemies (they were legion) and even some of his partners could have been responsiblebut leaves the decision to the reader. Photos not seen by PW. (March)
Reviewed on: 03/31/1987
Release date: 04/01/1987
Genre: Nonfiction
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