Book units look for openings in ABC/Disney merger

August 1995
Publishers Weekly;8/7/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 32, p308
Trade Publication
Reports on publishing opportunities from the merger between Walt Disney Co. and Cap Cities/ABC. Disney book group Hyperion and Disney Press' establishment of itself as a publisher of adult frontlist and children's books; ABC Chilton Enterprises as a leader in automotive and other technical and how-to books.


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