[ Read ] ➫ The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood Author Tom King – Writerscompany.co.uk

The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood A Crazy American Epic NewsweekComplex, Contentious, And Blessed With The Perfect Pitch Ability To Find The Next Big Talent, David Geffen Has Shaped American Popular Culture And Transformed The Way Hollywood Does Business His Dazzling Career Has Included The Roles Of Power Agent, Record Industry Mogul, Broadway Producer, And Billionaire Hollywood Studio Founder But From The Beginning His Accomplishments Have Been Shadowed By The Ruthlessness With Which He Has Pursued Fame, Money, And Power With The Operator, Tom King Who Interviewed Geffen For The Book And Had Unimpeded Access To His Circle Of Intimates Presents A Mesmerizing Chronicle Of Geffen S Meteoric Rise From The Mailroom At William Morris, As Well As A Captivating Tour Of Thirty Sizzling Years Of Hollywood History Drawing On The Recollections Of Celebrities Such As Tom Cruise, Yoko Ono, Warren Beatty, Courtney Love, Paul Simon, And Even Cher Whom Geffen Nearly Married , The Operator Transports Readers To A World That Is As Ruthless As It Is Dazzling, Revealing A Great American Story About Success And The Bargains Made For It A Detailed Portrait Of Hollywood S Premier Manipulator The Operator Is As Much A Composite Portrait Of The New Hollywood As It Is Of The Fifty Seven Year Old Partner In DreamWorks SKG San Francisco Chronicle Illuminating The Operator Shows How Raging Ambition And Chutzpah Are As Much Valued As Talent Or So In Determining Success Philadelphia Inquirer

10 thoughts on “The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood

  1. says:

    There s a website that lists hundreds, probably thousands of words and phrases that first found expression in the work of Shakespeare And after reading this biography of David Geffen, I realized it would probably take a writer with Shakespeare s gift of language and acute insight into human character to fully describe an individual so vibrant and complex Egosyntonic, cunning,

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    The meteoric rise of David Geffen is told by Wall Street Journal reporter, Tom King King s business background was invaluable in researching and explaining Geffen s deals in some parts there is a different deal on every page.Geffen seems to be living on adrenalin be it his hard charging in your face negotiating or his indulgence of artists and friends He crashes hard too, finds t

  3. says:

    Having had the opportunity to work with many of the people mentioned in this book, during many of the times mentioned in it, along with for a short time, the opportunity to personally interacting with the subject, himself.I always find it interesting to hopefully be enlightened as to what else was going on behind the scenes at the same time..I found the book fairly detailed and fairl

  4. says:

    Sweeping doesn t begin to describe this story of modern Hollywood s most prominent macher, and that s what you should read it for the story The reportage feels thorough, but the telling of the story is far less inspiring than the story itself I like my heartbreaking, breathtaking tales of glory and woe Fitzgerald or Schulberg style This feelslike gossip in the name of cautionary how to t

  5. says:

    One of the best biographies I ve read, and I ve read a lot Delves deep into this often contradictory and extraordinarily talented man Favourite part is when Geffen is explaining his philosophy on business and how he has to be I paraphrase here , The last person to make a decision because if he has to convince anyone else that it is a good idea he is Already Depressed Gold This is also easily

  6. says:

    Great read to learn how the music and movie industry works David Geffen was connected to almost every significant major music and pop culture moment from the late 60s to the 90s The book is a collection of anecdotes and is very focused on the details of David Geffen s life It could have been better if there wereanalysis of the music industry and the lasting changing Geffen had made to the indust

  7. says:

    Revealing, honest, and highly recommended.

  8. says:

    great insight

  9. says:

    Current net worth 7 billion

  10. says:

    Thoroughly enjoyed Part of cannon to read if you re interested in Hollywood career.

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