An Empire of Their Own

How the Jews Invented Hollywood

By Neal Gabler
(Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385265577, 512pp.)

Publication Date: August 1989

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Description
Winner of the "Los Angeles Times" Book Award for history, this "wonderful history of the golden age of the movie moguls" ("Chicago Tribune" ) is a provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry.



About the Author
Neal Gabler is the author of "An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood, "which won the Los Angeles Times" "Book Prize for history. His biography "Winchell: Gossip, Power and the Culture of Celebrity "was named best nonfiction book of the year by "Time. "He appears regularly on the media review program "Fox News Watch," and writes often for "The New York Times "and the "Los Angeles Times. "He is currently a senior fellow at the Norman Lear Center for the Study of Entertainment and Society in the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Southern California. He lives with his wife in Amagansett, New York.

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