"Bruce Dover offers a smart read on a big bet by Mr. Murdoch that confounded him: trying to reach China's 380 million television households with Fox-style news and entertainment."—The New York Times
"A new biography of Rupert Murdoch just out in Australia and Britain wasn't set to hit these shores until July, but buzz from overseas has U.S. book retailers clamoring for an earlier release. Why all the fuss? Rupert Murdoch's China Adventures: How the World's Most Powerful Media Mogul Lost a Fortune and Found a Wife is an inside look at Murdoch's forays into China-and early courtship of wife Wendi Deng."—Fortune
"The disastrous end to Murdoch's China Adventure is a case study in how not to enter a market as complex as China and, for Murdoch's many detractors, will provide the guilty pleasure of Schadenfreude. [...] It's a good thing for Dover that Murdoch, so he claims, never reads about himself."—Shelf Awareness
"A rare insider's account of how the Chinese got the better of a businessman who usually gets what he wants."—Economist
About the Author
was in charge of News Corp's business development in China from 1992 to 1998. Dover established a media consultancy in Australia in 2003 before being appointed Chief Executive of ABC TV's Australia Network in 2007.