Eliot Weisman (Author) For two decades Eliot Weisman was the manager of Frank Sinatra. He is President of Premier Artists' Services and lives in Parkland, Florida.Jennifer Valoppi (Author) Jennifer Valoppi is a multi-Emmy Award winning TV journalist, an award winning author and social entrepreneur, and the founder of the Women of Tomorrow Mentorship & Scholarship program.
"The Way it Was is a name-dropper's delight, from backstage
memories of Sinatra's aborted reunion tour with Dean Martin and
Sammy Davis Jr. to falling out with Don Rickles....a nostalgia
trip."--Tampa Bay Times
"A fascinating account of Eliot Weisman, who served as a manager, confidant and advisor to some of the biggest names in entertainment including Liza Minnelli, Sammy Davis Jr., Joan Rivers and the 'Chairman of the Board, ' legendary singer Frank Sinatra."--Parade
"Pushes aside preconceptions about the iconic singer and celebrity....Use[s] anecdotes and stories as a means of time travel."
--Gold Coast Magazine
"A revealing look at the man behind the legend that chronicles everything from dates with Jackie Kennedy to fights with Donald Trump."--Billboard
"Sinatra was mostly a private man having only a select few confidantes who knew anything about his personal life. Among them-his long time manager Eliot Weisman. In his book, The Way It Was: My Life With Frank Sinatra, Weisman tells all on the late legend's sad final days."--RadarOnline.com