DisneyWar by James B. Stewart
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The Battle for the Magic Kingdom

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DisneyWar by James B. Stewart

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2005.

Book Description

'When you wish upon a star', 'Whistle While You Work', 'The Happiest Place on Earth' - these are lyrics indelibly linked to Disney, one of the most admired and best-known companies in the world. So when Roy Disney, chairman of Disney animation, abruptly resigned in November 2003 and declared war on chairman and chief executive Michael Eisner, he sent shock waves throughout the world. DISNEYWAR is the dramatic inside story of what drove this iconic entertainment company to civil war, told by one of America's most acclaimed journalists. Drawing on unprecedented access to both Eisner and Roy Disney, current and former Disney executives and board members, as well as hundreds of pages of never-before-seen letters and memos, James B. Stewart gets to the bottom of mysteries that have enveloped Disney for years. In riveting detail, Stewart also lays bare the creative process that lies at the heart of Disney. Even as the executive suite has been engulfed in turmoil, Disney has worked - and sometimes clashed - with a glittering array of Hollywood players, many of who tell their stories here for the first time.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780743496001
ISBN-10: 0743496000
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 608
Imprint: Pocket Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James B. Stewart

James B. Stewart is the author of the bestselling BLIND EYE, BLOOD SPORT and DEN OF THIEVES. Former page-one editor of The Wall Street Journal, Stewart won a Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for his reporting on the stock market crash and insider trading. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and SmartMoney.

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