Merv Griffin

Merv Griffin

A Life in the Closet

Book - 2009
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Merv Griffin began his career as a big band singer, moved onto a career as a romantic movie hero and eventually rewrote the rules of the entertainment industry. He interviewed everyone, from Martin Luther King Jr to Joan Crawford and brought drag queens, revolutionaries and gay activists into the mainstream. He also created the hit gameshows Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. Porter's biography - the first to be published since Griffin's death in 2007 - exposes the details behind one of the richest and most notorious media moguls in entertainment history.
Publisher: [New York] : Blood Moon Productions ; [Lanham, Md.] : Distributed in the U.S. by the National Book Network, c2009.
ISBN: 9780978646509
0978646509
Branch Call Number: B GRIFFIN MERV
Characteristics: 560 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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RobertPowers
Mar 08, 2016

The only biography I've ever read where the research is listed with conversations as told by a third party. This book is not to be believed on any level. There is no mention of his son or any other party that is still alive and can sue. This is what fiction is served for. Avoid at all costs.

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pigweed
Jan 07, 2014

An interesting read, but sometimes the author shares a little too much information.

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