The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency is a highly entertaining, educational and simply fun book about Hollywood's transformation over the last 50-60 years and a tale about an agency that was there on every step of the way. Miller is an internationally known bestselling author, and his latest effort is just as great as all of his previous work, if not greater.
It's a documentary, a "detailed dive" into the world of the movie-makers and everybody around them, but it's not a boring bunch of numbers and charts. It will be an amazing read even if you don't care about how the Hollywood system works and just want to read something interesting that will keep you entertained. CAA is a tremendously powerful, huge organization that stands behind all of your favorite movies, Television shows, and even sporting events and rock operas. These people prefer to stay in the dark, but without them, the industry might as well crash.
It all started back in 1975 when 5 ambitious people decided it was time for them to make history. The company that they founded forever changed the entertainment industry, and they've got an enormous influence over the world of movies, TV, advertising, et cetera, et cetera. They've been setting the trends over the last couple of decades, and Powerhouse does an amazing job of following the agency's rise to power.
James Andrew Miller managed to get his hands on financial documents that used to be classified, plus, he had some one-on-one time with the founders of CAA. All of that legit info allowed him to write a gripping story about ground-breaking ambition, the hunger for more, greed, big egos and the human vices. At the same time, Powerhouse is about brilliance, hard work, courage, family, and brotherhood.