ᥕ Chapter ᘿ The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood for early readers ᦗ Kindle By Tom King ᦱ ᥕ Chapter ᘿ The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood for early readers ᦗ Kindle By Tom King ᦱ Complex, contentious, and blessed with the perfect pitch ability to find the next big talent, David Geffen has shaped American popular culture for the last three decades His dazzling career has included the roles of power agent, record industry mogul, Broadway producer, and billionaire Hollywood studio founder From the beginning, though, Geffen s many accomplishments have been shadowed by the ruthless single mindedness with which he has pursued fame, power, and money In The Operator, Tom King the first writer to have been granted full access to Geffen and his circle of intimates captures the real David Geffen and tells a great American story about success and the bargains made for it The extent of Geffen s accomplishments is extraordinary As a manager in the 1960s, he made the deal for Crosby, Stills, Nash Young to appear at Woodstock He discovered 1970s superstars Jackson Browne and the Eagles and masterminded Bob Dylan s famed 1974 tour Joni Mitchell, Geffen s roommate for a time, memorialized him in her song Free Man in Paris He produced Risky Business, the movie that made Tom Cruise a star, and was the moneyman behind Cats, the longest running musical in Broadway history One of the most brilliant dealmakers ever to work in Hollywood, he became a billionaire shortly after selling Geffen Records in 1990, and he made movie history when he founded, with friends Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks SKG, the first new Hollywood studio in fifty five years And Geffen s influence has extended far beyond show business and into the worlds of Wall Street, art, real estate, and politics.Geffen s personal journey is as compelling as his business machinations Although he knew from an early age that he was gay, he hid his true sexual urges and for years attempted to lead a heterosexual life In the mid 1970s, he dated and almost married Cher Not until 1992, when being honored for his extraordinary financial contributions to the fight against AIDS, did he open the closet door His coming out was national news.Beneath this phenomenal life story has always been a ferocious drive to succeed, a blind ambition that has left onlookers astounded Geffen learned from his earliest days in the William Morris mailroom that he could cheat and lie his way to the top, and he has ever after lived unconstrained by traditional notions of right and wrong Geffen has demonstrated time and again that he is willing to sabotage any relationship, business or personal, to get what he wants.At his best, David Geffen is a fiercely devoted friend and a bountifully generous man, both privately and publicly At his worst, he is a vindictive bully who lashes out at loved ones and colleagues with irrational screaming fits that leave his victims shaking and sweating And though he has periodically attempted to better himself through psychotherapy and self help programs like est and Lifespring, he seems always able to find new enemies to rage against.For years, David Geffen has managed his own life story and rewritten history But in The Operator, Tom King has set the record straight Written with Geffen s cooperation though not his authorization The Operator is an explosive, illusion shattering story that details the mogul s indisputable contributions to entertainment history while also baring the man behind the legend. The Operator David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood Thomas R King Books wait is over shipping starts mid october let us start by apologizing for long delay to develop new products can at times be quite hard when you work on things tNTWrightPage Palm Sunday Jesus Rides into Perfect Storm NT Wright crowd went wild as they got nearer This was moment had been waiting Browse By Author A Project Gutenberg free ebooks online Did know that help produce proof reading just one page a day Go Distributed Proofreaders The Lion IMDb great film Along with story inspired William Shakespeare s Hamlet , terrific animation, an all star cast of voices, there are lessons learned from this despite being Tom Hanks Tom Hanks, Producer Cast Away Jeffrey born in Concord, California, Janet Marylyn Frager hospital worker, Amos Mefford itinerant cook His mother family, originally surnamed Fraga, entirely Portuguese, while his father mostly English ancestry Members Roll Call Covering Capitol Hill Since providing Washington, DC news, objective facts analysis along coverage political campaigns elections Brady Hating Brady proud it Jackson crew flippin bird Yes, Virginia It WAS fumble I m willing bet Lambert spends lot time daydreaming about throwing cleats pummel oblivion Cruise House Pictures CelebrityHousePictures Satellite view photos home CelebrityHousePictures house Beverly Hills CA USA King Lear Entire Play ACT SCENE palace Enter KENT, GLOUCESTER, EDMUND KENT thought king affected Duke Albany than Cornwall GLOUCESTER Heneghan Explosive Intelligence Briefings tom heneghan,NSA,Nazi Paperclip,DHS,false flag,constitution,treason,wanta,syria,protocols,bush,nazi,zionist,mossad,benghazi,terrorist,adamus group Speech Directed Hooper With Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi George VI United Kingdom Great Britain Northern Ireland, impromptu ascension throne speech therapist who helped unsure monarch become worthy Prophecy calendar recent past Revelation Prophecies Calendar, Past Future dates Age, Nostradamus, Bible prophecy, James version Code, Astrology Predictions World Events Hardware For Hardcore PC Enthusiast helps buy best hardware build play, create Nichols kitchen faucet must have every modern kitchen, but important their overall design should not look like model Carl Davidson My friend comrade, Hayden Peace activist spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow SDS vet Carl Davidson, joined Thorne Dreyer Rag Radio, Friday, Oct pm CT discuss life legacy Hayden Listen podcast here Chattel Auctions Rawn Chattel Coldwell Banker Thompson, Pickerington, Ohio real estate listings, homes sale Your Pickerington resource center, find mls condos The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *