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David Merrick - The Abominable Showman The Unauthorized Biography

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ISBN-10: 1557831726

ISBN-13: 9781557831729

Edition: 1993

Authors: Howard Kissel

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David Merrick is the most astonishing showman of our time, and perhaps of all time. No other producer, not even Florenz Ziegfeld nor the combined lights of the Shubert brothers, has equalled his percentage of hits or his demonic flair for publicity. In this first-ever biography, Howard Kissel from his decade-long investigation reveals the man, the mask, and the myth of David Merrick. The charismatic and reclusive mogul emerges as a Broadway version of Howard Hughes, with his own panoply of eccentricities, genius and neuroses. Merrick's much publicized and oftentimes staged battles and feuds are re-ignited here full force with such major personalities as Barbra Streisand, Jackie Gleason,…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 4/1/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 6.29" wide x 9.02" long x 1.47" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English