Master of the Game: Steve Ross and the Creation of Time Warner

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Penguin Books, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 395 pages
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When Steven Spielberg first heard Steve Ross tell his life story, it was such a dramatic rags-to-riches narrative that he thought it was a movie. In a career that started in Brooklyn and spanned Wall Street, Hollywood, and the Mafia, Steve Ross took his father-in-law's funeral business and a parking lot company and grew them into the largest media and entertainment company in the world, Time Warner. In the upper strata of American business that Ross reached before his death, he was an anomaly. Outrageous, glamorous, charismatic, he presided over an enterprise that was more medieval fiefdom than corporate bureaucracy. Here, the author presents us you life and carrer.

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User Review  - Jozef Gajdos - Goodreads

I was unable to finish this book. Extremely boring, almost nothing about business or the way he built the company, but a lot of details about lawsuits the company went through. Read full review

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Excellent as these kind of books go. Lets outrageous facts speak for themselves. Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Connie Bruck has been a staff writer at "The New Yorker since 1989; she frequently writes about business and politics. In 1996, her profile of Newt Gingrich won the National Magazine Award for reporting, her second. Bruck is the author of "Master of the Game and "The Predators' Ball. She lives in Los Angeles.

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