By Mark Robichaux

An within examine a cable titan and his industry
John Malone, hailed as one of many nice unsung heroes of our age by means of a few and reviled by way of others as a ruthless robber baron, is printed as slightly either in Cable Cowboy. For greater than twenty-five years, Malone has ruled the cable tv undefined, shaping the realm of leisure and communications, first together with his cable corporation TCI and later with Liberty Media. Written with Malone's unparalleled cooperation, the enticing narrative brings this arguable capitalist and businessman to lifestyles. Cable Cowboy is right now a penetrating portrait of Malone's complicated personality, and a charming historical past of the cable television undefined. instructed in a full of life variety with specific information, the ebook indicates how an unassuming copper strand all started as a backwoods antenna carrier and have become the electronic fearful approach of the united states, an evolution that gave U.S. shoppers the quickest path to the net. Cable Cowboy unearths the forces that propelled this pioneer to such nice heights, and captures the immovable conviction and quicksilver brain that experience outlined John Malone all through his career.

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