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Conversation with Jeffrey Breslow | A Game Maker's Life

Conversation with Jeffrey Breslow | A Game Maker's Life

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Join us online for a conversation with Jeffrey Breslow, author of A Game Maker's Life: A Hall of Fame Game Inventor and Executive Tells the Inside Story of the Toy Industry.

How do you spark genius? How do you earn a profit from fun? And how do you overcome unthinkable challenges? The developer of Simon, Fashion Polly Pocket, UNO Attack!, My Size Barbie, and Operation explains it all in this fascinating story of toys, transformation, and murder. Millions of people around the world have played with games and toys Breslow and his partners invented. Discover Breslow's remarkable story and see how a flash of inspiration, followed by hard work and ingenuity, brought these wonderful games to life.

Jeffrey Breslow, a preeminent toy and game inventor and designer, spent over forty-one years inventing toys and games since graduating with a BFA from the University of Illinois in industrial design in 1965. At age thirty-four, he became the youngest managing partner of Marvin Glass and Associates, the leading toy design company in the world. Glass and Associates created games such as Simon, Operation, Guesstures, the Evel Knievel Motorcycle, Mousetrap, and UNO Attack! Jeffrey was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in New York City in 1988. Breslow left the toy business in 2008 to sculpt full time.

We invite you to support the author by purchasing a copy of their book from Browseabout Books by clicking HERE. Call-in orders are accepted at (302) 226-2665 or you can stop by the store to purchase a copy. For store hours, please visit their website. Each copy purchased comes with a signed archival bookplate.

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This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Date:
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Time:
5:00pm - 6:00pm Eastern Time
Library:
Lewes Public Library
Audience:
  Adults     Older Adults  
Categories:
  Book Discussions  

Registration is required. There are 489 seats available.