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The AgentSteinberg lived a charmed life as a Zelig-like sports agent who palled around with celebs and politicians and helped inspire the character of Jerry...The AgentSteinberg lived a charmed life as a Zelig-like sports agent who palled around with celebs and politicians and helped inspire the character of Jerry...2014-01-22Thomas Dunne Books
THE AGENT Leigh Steinberg with Michael Arkush

THE AGENT Leigh Steinberg with Michael Arkush

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The Agent

Author: Michael Arkush, Leigh Steinberg; Status: In Season; Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books

Steinberg lived a charmed life as a Zelig-like sports agent who palled around with celebs and politicians and helped inspire the character of Jerry Maguire before his professional and personal life crumbled beneath the bottle. But for an addict who’s gone through recovery, he’s not very introspective. This is about rehab — image rehab — and while you’re pummeled with name-drops and his ideas on climate change, you quickly realize The Agent is nothing more than a pitch to drum up business with the next generation of million-dollar jocks. C-

Originally posted January 22 2014 — 12:00 AM EST

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