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Leo : a life

Author: Leo Kolber; L Ian MacDonald
Publisher: Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"For thirty years, E. Leo Kolber was head of Cemp Investments, the Bronfman family trust, and Cadillac Fairview Corporation, one of the premier real estate firms in North America. A protege of the legendary Sam Bronfman and a close friend of Mr Sam's sons, Charles and Edgar, Kolber was the family's consigliere for decades of deals, including the buying of MGM in the 1960s. That deal foretold the disaster that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kolber, Leo.
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2003
Named Person: Leo Kolber; Bronfman family.; Bronfman (Famille); Bronfman family.; Leo Kolber; Leo Kolber
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Kolber; L Ian MacDonald
ISBN: 9780773571570 0773571574
OCLC Number: 180773056
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 314 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Contents --
Introduction --
1 Neither Rags, nor Riches --
2 “ Mr Sam� --
3 Charles --
4 Edgar, Minda, and Phyllis --
5 Taking Toronto --
6 From Cemp to Cadillac Fairview --
7 Family --
8 Travels with Trudeau --
9 Prime Ministers, Premiers, and Pols --
10 The Bagman --
11 Hooray for Hollywood --
12 Authors and Artists --
13 Anti-Semitism and the Jewish Mosaic --
14 Israeli Friends and Friends of Israel --
15 Management and Leadership in Business --
16 The Senate Banking Committee --
Afterword --
Co-author�s Acknowledgments
Responsibility: Leo Kolber with L. Ian MacDonald.
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