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Author Preston, John, 1953- author.

Title Fall : the mysterious life and death of Robert Maxwell, Britain's most notorious media baron / John Preston.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Maxwell,R PRE    Available
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Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xxvii, 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Originally published as Fall: the Mystery of Robert Maxwell in Great Britain in 2021 by Viking."--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-306) and index.
Summary Recounts Maxwell's rise and fall and rise and fall again. Preston weaves backwards and forwards in time to examine the forces that shaped Maxwell, including his childhood as a Jew in occupied Eastern Europe through his failed political ambitions in the 1960s which ended in accusations of financial double-dealing, and his resurrection as a media mogul--and on to the family legacy he left behind, including his daughter Ghislaine Maxwell.
Subject Maxwell, Robert, 1923-1991.
Mass media -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Title Fall, the mystery of Robert Maxwell.
ISBN 9780062997494

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