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The deeds of my fathers : how my grandfather and father built New York and created the tabloid world of today : Generoso Pope, Sr., power broker of New York, and Gene Pope, Jr., publisher of the National Enquirer

Author: Paul David Pope
Publisher: [Lanham, Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Intense rivalry and Borgia-like cunning made the Pope family one of America's wealthiest and most influential--now a descendant of the two Pope patriarchs chronicles a family that embodied the American century..."--Dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Generoso Pope; Generoso Pope; Pope family.; Generoso Pope; Generoso Pope; Pope family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul David Pope
ISBN: 9781442204867 1442204869
OCLC Number: 600995928
Notes: "A Philip Turner book"--T.p.
Description: xix, 396 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., geneal. table, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword: A tale of three sons --
Prologue: A meeting with Frank Costello --
An empire built on sand --
Crowning political kings --
Publishing a newspaper for Missy Smith --
Afterword: The Enquirer up for sale.
Responsibility: Paul David Pope.

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This captivating narrative chronicles the emergence in America of an Italian immigrant and his son, whose deeds would make them among the most prominent practitioners of power and influence in this  Read more...

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The National Enquirer is celebrated on the eve of its 60th anniversary by Pope's powerful biography of its creators, the family patriarchs. The book, which sometimes reads like a straightforward Puzo Read more...

 
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by fallonobrien@loispope.com (WorldCat user published 2011-05-15) Poor Permalink

The book was boring and uneventful. Go to www.loispope.com for free and get the truth. Paul Pope is just a spoiled brat trying to change his image as a worthless human being like his mother Lois Pope. The Popes have a real serious desire to pretend to be anything other than what they really are....sneaky,Italian...
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