When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead

When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead

Useful Stories From A Persuasive Man

Book - 2010
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Here is the story of Jerry Weintraub: the self-made, Brooklyn-born, Bronx-raised impresario, Hollywood producer, legendary deal maker, and friend of politicians and stars. No matter where nature has placed him--the club rooms of Brooklyn, the Mafia dives of New York's Lower East Side, the wilds of Alaska, or the hills of Hollywood, with Elvis or Sinatra, Robert Altman or George Clooney--he has found a way to put on a show and sell tickets at the door. "All life was a theater and I wanted to put it up on a stage," he writes. "I wanted to set the world under a marquee that read: 'Jerry Weintraub Presents.'" With wit, wisdom, and the cool confidence that has colored his remarkable career, Jerry chronicles a quintessentially American journey, one marked by luck, love, and improvisation. The stories he tells and the lessons we learn are essential, not just for those who love movies and music, but for businessmen, entrepreneurs, artists--everyone.--From publisher description
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2010
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780446548168
0446548162
9780446548151
0446548154
Branch Call Number: BIO Weintraub, J 2010
Characteristics: xii, 291 pages, 16 unnumbered ofplates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Cohen, Rich

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Oct 16, 2015

Great book by one of the big wheels in the entertainment world. Sets the record straight on the Colonel and Elvis, Sinatra, John Denver and many more.

brunodagama Jun 21, 2014

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