Kid Number One

Kid Number One

by G. Wayne Miller

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A story of heart, soul and business, featuring Alan Hassenfeld and Hasbro.

In this sequel (and prequel) to his best-selling Toy Wars: The epic struggle between G.I. Joe, Barbie and the companies that make them, G. Wayne Miller takes us on a tour-de-force deep inside the world of entertainment, Hollywood, and philanthropy.

"Compulsively readable... beautifully researched... a unique and fascinating book." –DANIELA LAMAS, AUTHOR OF THE BEST-SELLING YOU CAN STOP HUMMING NOW

"G. Wayne Miller reports like a demon and writes like an angel, and Kid Number One is a masterful example of his craft... A triumph!" –WASHINGTON POST SENIOR CORRESPONDENT KEVIN SULLIVAN, AUTHOR OF #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER HOPE: A MEMOIR OF SURVIVAL AND CLEVELAND

"Miller's tenderly painted portrait of Alan Hassenfeld, a quiet, hard-working, ambitious and yet socially conscious entrepreneur and philanthropist who embodied the American Dream, will leave a lasting impression on the minds of readers." –PADMA VENKATRAMAN, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BRIDGE HOME

"From family business to a cornerstone of American popular culture, Miller's history sheds light on the family and the values at the heart of one of the globe's most recognizable brands." –JULIAN C. CHAMBLISS, HISTORIAN, SCHOLAR AND AUTHOR OF ASSEMBLING THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161133941
Publisher: SPIMAC
Publication date: 09/21/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,048,028
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

This is G. Wayne Miller’s 17th book. He is also a filmmaker, a podcaster, a Providence Journal staff writer, a visiting fellow at Salve Regina University’s Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy, and co-host and co-producer of the Telly Award-winning weekly national PBS TV and SiriusXM Satellite Radio show “Story in the Public Square.” His books have won wide critical acclaim and been translated into several languages. Visit him at and follow him on Twitter: @gwaynemiller

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