The City of Falling Angels - Chapter 7, "Glass Warfare" Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, "Glass Warfare" Summary

Chapter seven focuses on the story of the Seguso family. Archimede is the master glassworker in the family while Gino, his son, is the manager. It comes to light, however, that there is another family member who is also involved in the business, if not directly. Gino's brother, Giampaolo, is the self-proclaimed black sheep of the family. According to Gino, Giampaolo and he had several arguments over the way the business was being run. Gino, along with Archimede, wanted the business to continue in the manner that it had always been run, while Giampaolo had ideas for modernizing the company. When he was outvoted on the issue, he attempted to have his father buy him out of his thirty percent share of the company. When his father refused, Giampaolo then attempted to have Archimede declared incompetent so...

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