Award-winning journalist and author William C. Rempel talks with BookTrib about his book The Gambler: How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became The Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History, his research process, and his experience consulting for Season 3 of Netflix’s hit show Narcos.
The Gambler: How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became The Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History is now available for purchase. Read below for a free preview.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
William C. Rempel is a veteran investigative reporter and editor who specialized in foreign and national projects. During a thirty-six-year career at the Los Angeles Times, he produced groundbreaking reports on subjects ranging from oil tanker safety prior to the Exxon Valdez disaster to the menace of al-Qaeda prior to September 11, 2001. He has received numerous journalism honors, including a shared Overseas Press Club Award for international terrorism reports and a Gerald Loeb Award for financial writing. He was also a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.