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Author Goodman, Fred.
Title Fortune's fool : Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music, and an industry in crisis / Fred Goodman.
Published New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML429.B76 G66 2010    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Description 323 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-304) and index.
Contents The opening bell -- Family business, or, The tale of two Edgars -- The world's most expensive education -- The rainmakers -- A rising tide -- Lansky and the Hustlers' House of Higher Learning -- Hurricane Shawn -- Turf wars -- Le divorce -- Redemption song -- Of animals and treason -- The "try anything" company -- Ruling the wasteland -- The circle game.
Summary Examines the rise of Edgar Bronfman, the CEO of the Warner Music Group, and his attempts to keep his company profitable during a time of dramatic changes in the music industry, brought about by the Internet and the spread of music downloading.
Subject Bronfman, Edgar, 1955-
Warner Music Group.
Sound recording executives and producers -- United States.
Sound recording industry -- United States.
Alternate Title Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music, and an industry in crisis
ISBN 9780743269988 (alk. paper)
9781439160503 (ebook)
0743269985 (alk. paper)
1439160503 (ebook)
OCLC number 424555281