From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor (Compact Disc)

Front-Line Dispatches from the Advertising War

By Jerry Della Femina, Charles Sopkin, Peter Berkrot (Narrated by)

Tantor Audio, 9781400149896

Publication Date: October 27, 2010

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Description

Vividly reminiscent of the goings-on at Sterling Cooper-the late nights, the three-martini lunches, the sex on couches, and, of course, the actual work of plugging products-this is the story of what Madison Avenue was really like in the 1960s. A worldwide bestseller when first published in 1970, this frank, irreverent, and hilarious memoir is a one-of-a-kind cult classic.


About the Author

Jerry Della Femina has worked in the advertising industry for over fifty years, and he was an adviser on the first season of the hit television show "Mad Men." Charles Sopkin (d. 1994), an author, book editor, and publisher, wrote the books "Seven Glorious Days, Seven Fun-Filled Nights" and "Money Talks!"

A veteran of stage and screen, Peter Berkrot held feature roles in "Caddyshack" and Showtime's "Brotherhood," and his audiobooks include "The Woods" by Harlan Coben and "Country Driving" by Peter Hessler. "Library Journal" described Peter's narration of "When the Whistle Blows" by Fran Cannon Slayton as "a brilliant job of personalizing each of the men in Jimmy's life."


Praise For From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor: Front-Line Dispatches from the Advertising War

"Reads like the transcript of a tape made at a bar or cocktail party with the recorder propped up next to the raconteur at the center of the crowd." ---Salon