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If you love show-business stories, as I do, you’ll lap up Supermensch. The saga of Shep Gordon’s remarkable career is so entertaining and unlikely that it couldn’t have been invented. How does a newcomer to Los Angeles go from dealing drugs to managing major rock acts like Alice Cooper? Who would think that an intimate of Janis Joplin would wind up representing wholesome Canadian songbird Anne Murray? How on earth did this music industry maven find himself launching the television career of top chefs like Emeril Lagasse…and then aligning himself with the Dalai Lama? You have to hear the stories first-hand to appreciate them, and Gordon is a thoroughly engaging raconteur. He also...

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