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A World Without Reality|Bill Paxton
A World Without Reality : Inside Marvin Glass's Toy Vault
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Unlock the toy vault and be transported into a whirlwind adventure filled with the secrets behind the top toys and games of your childhood. This biography is of the toy king himself Marvin Glass, who created the first, largest and most successful independent toy invention studio. His genius and fervor for life was said to be a magical blend of Willy Wonka and Howard Hughes. Wonka had his Oompa Loompas and so too did Glass fill his high-security fortress with a cast of crazy characters. Their own words reveal the story of what really went on inside Marvin's legendary studio. This book includes nearly 100 exclusive interviews with first-hand accounts about Marvin, the toys and his wacky studio. The author, a veteran Chicago toy inventor of 30 years asks, "What kind of man can create an industry that didn't exist before him and how did he make it flourish?" If you're ready for the answers, then buckle up because you're about to enter A World Without Reality.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780578405261
  • ISBN-10: 0578405261
  • Publisher: Bill Paxton
  • Publish Date: July 2019
  • Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.6 x 1.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.95 pounds
  • Page Count: 608

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