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Author Rempel, William C., author.

Title Khaghatsʻoghě : [tʻe inchʻpes anpʻogh, tʻerus Kʻěrkʻ Kʻěrkʻoryaně dardzav kapitalistakan patmutʻyan khoshoraguyn gortsararě] / Uilyam Chʻ. Ṛempʻel ; anglerenitsʻ tʻargmanetsʻin Alina ev Anna Mirzoyannerě.
Խաղացողը : [թե ինչպես անփող, թերուս Քըրք Քըրքորյանը դարձավ կապիտալիստական պատմության ծոշորագույն գործարարը] / Ուիլյամ Ռեմփել ; անգլերենից թարգմանեցին Ալինա և Աննա Միրզոյանները.

Publication Info. Erevan : Ēditʻ Print hratarakchʻutʻyun, 2018.
Երևան : Էդիթ Պրինտ հրատարակչություն, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library International Languages    Arm 92 Kerkorian,K REM    Available
 GDL Central Library International Languages    Arm 92 Kerkorian,K REM    DUE 02-14-23
 GDL Grandview Library International Languages    Arm 92 Kerkorian,K REM    Available
 GDL Library Connection International Languages    Arm 92 Kerkorian,K REM    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library International Languages    Arm 92 Kerkorian,K REM    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 414 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Translation of: The gambler : how penniless dropout Kirk Kerkorian became the greatest deal maker in capitalist history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 416-420) and index.
Summary "Kirk Kerkorian was a pioneering American aviator, movie mogul, risk taker, and business tycoon who transformed Las Vegas and Hollywood to become one of this country's leading financiers. His life story demonstrates the cool daring of a World War II pilot, the grit of a scrappy boxer, the cunning of an inscrutable poker player, and an unmatched genius for making deals. While he never put his name on a building, Kerkorian owned most of the major hotels and casinos in Las Vegas by the time he died in 2015. He envisioned and fostered what he called the new leisure industry. Three times he built the biggest resort hotel in the world. Three times he bought and sold the fabled MGM Studios, forever changing the way Hollywood does business. His early life began as far as possible from his eventual place on the Forbes list of billionaires, when he and his Armenian immigrant family lost their California farm to foreclosure. Kirk was about five when they moved to Los Angeles flat broke--and kept moving, staying one step ahead of more evictions. Young Kirk learned English on the streets of L.A., made pennies hawking newspapers, and dropped out of school after eighth grade. How he went on to become one of the richest and most generous men in America--his net worth as much as $20 billion--is a story largely unknown to the world. That's because what Kirk Kerkorian valued most was his privacy. His friends and associates, however, were some of the biggest names in business, entertainment, and sports--among them Howard Hughes, Ted Turner, Steve Wynn, Michael Milken, Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley, Mike Tyson, and Andre Agassi. In this engrossing biography, investigative reporter William C. Rempel digs deep into Kerkorian's long-guarded history to introduce a man of contradictions--a poorly educated genius of deal-making, an extraordinarily shy man who pursued the boldest of business ventures, a careful and calculating investor who was willing to bet everything on a single roll of the dice. [This book] illuminates as never before this little-known self-made entrepreneur and his inspiring legacy."--Publisher.
Subject Kerkorian, Kirk, 1917-2015.
Capitalists and financiers -- United States -- Biography.
Billionaires -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Mirzoyan, Alina, translator.
Mirzoyan, Anna, translator.
Added Title Gambler. Armenian
Tʻe inchʻpes anpʻogh, tʻerus Kʻěrkʻ Kʻěrkʻoryaně dardzav kapitalistakan patmutʻyan khoshoraguyn gortsararě
ISBN 9789939752532 (hard cover)
9939752539 (hard cover)

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