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The Battle for Broadway

by Michael Riedel

Hardcover, 447 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $27 |


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Filled with gossip, bitter rivalries and unlikely alliances, a candid account of the people, the money and the power that re-invented Times Square tells the stories of the Shubert Organization and the shows that rebuilt a city in grand style, revealing that the backstage drama often rivaled what transpired onstage.