One manas memoir about a decade in Chicago. One story thatas a hundred stories, about: -- The Great American Novel that never got written-- -- A young writeras introduction to big-agency advertising-- -- Ads and commercials and clients and bosses-- -- Hits and misses and triumphs and catastrophies-- -- A lovely young lady who became a supportive wife and mother-- -- Three young sons who kept both parents hopping-- -- Garrets and apartments and dream houses in the suburbs-- -- And an interesting look at America in the a50as from a front-row seat in the advertising that helped propel it. How it worked and didnat work, scored and struck out, rewarded and punished, and just about everything else.In addition to the lease, the owners also wanted us to agree to a one-time $600 decorating fee. It was not quite totally a bribe, because the landlord was also an interior decorator/painter and would do the work himself to our specifications, but itanbsp;...
|Title||:||MICHIGAN AVENUE, 1951|
|Author||:||Wallace J. Gordon|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2005-01-17|