Catch and Kill

Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

electronic resource, 464 pages

English language

Published Nov. 9, 2020 by Little Brown & Company.

ISBN:
9780316486668
OCLC Number:
1123192555

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In this newly updated edition of the “meticulous and devastating” (Associated Press) account of violence and espionage that spent months on the New York Times Bestsellers list, Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost – from Hollywood to Washington and beyond.

In 2017, a routine network television investigation led to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood’s most power­ful producers was a predator, protected by fear, wealth, and a conspiracy of silence. As Farrow drew closer to the truth, shadowy operatives, from high-priced lawyers to elite war-hardened spies, mounted a secret campaign of intimidation, threatening his career, following his every move, and weaponizing an account of abuse in his own family. This is the untold story of the exotic tactics of surveillance and intimidation deployed by wealthy and connected men to threaten journalists, evade accountability, and …

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Subjects

  • Sexual harassment
  • Sex discrimination in employment
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Motion picture actors and actresses, united states
  • Sex customs
  • Hollywood (los angeles, calif.), social life and customs
  • Women, crimes against