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Call me Ted

Author: Ted Turner; Bill Burke
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The great American maverick of our time releases his long-awaited memoir, revealing his lonely childhood, the devastating loss of his father, intimate details of his marriage to Jane Fonda, and his unparalleled success as a businessman and philanthropist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Named Person: Ted Turner; Ted Turner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Turner; Bill Burke
ISBN: 9780446581899 9780446505437 0446581895 0446505439
OCLC Number: 215175323
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 433 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Early years --
McCallie --
College and the Coast Guard --
Billboards --
Tragedy --
Picking up the pieces --
On my own --
Sailing gets serious --
WTCG: "Watch this channel grow!" --
The Braves --
The SuperStation --
The America's Cup --
Cable News Network --
Fastnet --
CNN launch --
A dagger pointed at our heart --
World citizen --
The Goodwill Games --
CBS --
MGM --
The cable operators --
Meeting Jane Fonda --
"Give me land, lots of land" --
The Gulf War --
Movies and cartoons --
Networking --
Time Warner merger --
The New Time Warner --
Billion-dollar gift --
Transitions --
AOL: Phased out and fenced in --
Stepping away --
Onward and upward.
Responsibility: Ted Turner ; with Bill Burke.

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The great American maverick of our time releases his long-awaited memoir, revealing his lonely childhood, the devastating loss of his father, intimate details of his marriage to Jane Fonda, and his unparalleled success as a businessman and philanthropist.

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