Obituary: Superagent Ed Victor Dies at 78

The Bronx-born and London-based literary agent, whose clients included a who's-who of bold-faced names from Eric Clapton to David Cameron, was known for bringing a touch of Hollywood flare to the business of author representation. He died of a heart attack on Wednesday night. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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