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A Kid from Brooklyn

Lessons Learned
Narrated by: Larry Gershman
Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
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A Kid from Brooklyn: Lessons Learned is the humorous and touching life account of entertainment executive and entrepreneur, Larry Gershman. The autobiography follows Mr. Gershman from his youth in Brooklyn and Philadelphia, to his unanticipated start in television. Following his life's journey with unpredictable stops, including station manager of WNBC-TV, to the executive suite of Chock Full O'Nuts, to president, Don King Productions, and the bizarre world of championship prize fighting. He then joined Viacom and the international world of television, which led to his term as president, MGM/UA Television Group, and finally through his creation of World International Network as its founder and chairman. A Kid from Brooklyn: Lessons Learned is a poignant sharing of his journey, punctuated by reflections through which Mr. Gershman illuminates the experiences that shaped his career.

©2016 Waterfront Press (P)2017 Waterside Productions

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