Robber Baron: Lord Black of Crossharbour (epub)
Robber Baron is an unauthorized biography of Conrad Black, who built the world’s third-largest media empire and was later convicted of obstruction of justice and three counts of mail and wire fraud. The ex-media baron who served just over two years of his sentence was released from prison on July 21st, 2010, on $2 million bond while awaiting decision on his appeal. Robber Baron is based on rigorous research, hard-hitting interviews, original documents, and exclusive access to Black and his close family and friends, key associates, critics, and staunch enemies. Written by George Tombs, an award-winning journalist and historian, this book gives a fascinating insiders look at a complex, driven man who is never out of the news for long. Robber Baron tells the story of a modern-day Citizen Kane, helping readers understand why Black does what he does.