PROMOTERS: Fast-Buck Gospel

I don't drink, smoke or play around. I'm just about perfect. —Glenn W. Turner, in a speech to prospective customers

Flamboyant and tireless, Glenn W. Turner is to salesmanship what Billy Sunday was to revivalism. Now 37, he has built a tiny door-to-door cosmetics firm into a multimillion-dollar empire by stirring life's losers with a bewitching fast-buck gospel. "All we're doing is showing people how they can make something of themselves," says Turner, a sharecropper's son who favors neon-bright suits, ivory-colored boots made of skin from unborn calves, and a rhinestone American-flag lapel...

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