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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 through a few and reviled by way of others as a ruthless robber baron, is printed as a bit either in Cable Cowboy. For greater than twenty-five years, Malone has ruled the cable tv undefined, shaping the area of leisure and communications, first together with his cable corporation TCI and later with Liberty Media. Written with Malone's remarkable cooperation, the attractive narrative brings this debatable capitalist and businessman to lifestyles. Cable Cowboy is right now a penetrating portrait of Malone's advanced personality, and a charming background of the cable television undefined. informed in a full of life type with particular info, the publication exhibits how an unassuming copper strand began as a backwoods antenna provider and have become the electronic fearful procedure 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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