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The Man Who Tried To Buy The World

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The extraordinary rise and fall of Vivendi Universal's flamboyant CEO, Jean-Marie Messier.

Jean-Marie Messier has been called the most ambitious French empire builder since Napoleon. He started as a bureaucrat at a sleepy French water utility, but he dreamed of being a global media mogul like Rupert Murdoch. And like Napoleon, he shocked the world with his accomplishments
Published (first published July 1st 2003)
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