Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's Kings of Beer (Paperback)

Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's Kings of Beer Cover Image
$17.99
Not in the store—Ships in 1-5 Days

Description


Bitter Brew deftly chronicles the contentious succession of kings in a uniquely American dynasty. You ll never crack open a six again without thinking of this book. John Sayles, Director of Eight Men Out and author of A Moment in the Sun

The creators of Budweiser and Michelob beers, the Anheuser-Busch company is one of the wealthiest, most colorful and enduring family dynasties in the history of American commerce. In Bitter Brew, critically acclaimed journalist William Knoedelseder tells the riveting, often scandalous saga of the rise and fall of the dysfunctional Busch family an epic tale of prosperity, profligacy, hubris, and the dark consequences of success that spans three centuries, from the open salvos of the Civil War to the present day.

About the Author


William Knoedelseder was a longtime reporter for the Los Angeles Times, and he has been a television news executive for Knight Ridder, Fox, and the USA Network. His books include Stiffed: A True Story of MCA, the Music Business, and the Mafia, and I'm Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-Up Comedy's Golden Era. He lives in Woodland Hills, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062009272
ISBN-10: 0062009273
Publisher: HarperBusiness
Publication Date: January 7th, 2014
Pages: 396
Language: English