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Wheeling the Deal: the Outrageous Legend of Gordon Zahler, Hollywood's Flashiest Quadriplegic
by Chip Jacobs
Spurred by a 1993 wildfire that torched his grandfather’s piano, journalist Chip Jacobs became haunted by ancestors he knew precious little about. His search for them led him to quit his job as a zealous, young newspaper reporter and retrace the life of a man he once despised: his Uncle Gordon. Gordon Zahler was a fun-loving prankster who broke his neck at the age of 14 in ...more
Paperback, 339 pages
Published February 15th 2008 by Behler Publications
(first published January 15th 2008)
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Chip Jacobs is a Los Angeles-area author and award-winning journalist. He is the author of Smogtown: the Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles with William J. Kelly, and Wheeling the Deal, the Outrageous Legend of Gordon Zahler, Hollywood's Flashiest Quadriplegic. On the journalism side, Jacobs' reporting has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, the Daily News of Los Angeles, L.A. Weekly, ...moreMore about Chip Jacobs...