Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson

The Man Behind the Mask: An Insider's Story of the King of Pop

By Bob Jones; Stacy Brown (As Told to)

Select Books (NY), Paperback, 9781590792032, 163pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2009

Michael Jackson: The Man behind the Mask' is the INSIDE STORY of the truth behind the rumors, ugliness and mystery surrounding Michael Jackson.Is Jackson just a confused person who got too much fame too soon or is he a cold and calculating villain who will stop at nothing to have his bizarre appetites satisfied? Now you can read about it for the first time from the man who knows everything The author, Bob Jones, is not a journalist conducting interviews but somebody who has known and been with Jackson for 34 years as his chief of Public Relations; by his side since Michael was 11 years old. Bob Jones is the one person with this unique inside view of Michael Jackson's world. To a certain degree, Bob Jones CREATED Michael Jackson. He created his image. For example, Bob Jones created Michael Jackson's famous nickname The King of Pop.This book is explosive and will make any other book about Michael Jackson instantly forgotten. You won't find this inside information anywhere else.

About the Author
Bob Jones is a huge figure behind the scenes of American pop muisc. Joining Motown in 1970 as a publicity manager, he created the media campaigns for artists including the Supremes, Lionel Richie and DeBarge. When Michael Jackson formed a communications division of his own company, he picked Jones to head it. In 1995, BET saluted Jones with a prime-time documentary tribute.

Stacy Brown is an award-winning journalist currently with the Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. Stacy has co-authored two exciting music-biographies, Blind Faith (2002) making Essence Magazine's Top-10 Biographies and Michael Jackson: The Man Behind The Mask (2005). He regularly appears on MSNBC and has appeared on the Today Show, Dateline, and MTV.Todd Barmann is an important up-and-coming young writer and investigative-journalist.