Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different (Prebound)

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Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different (Prebound)

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"Your time is limited. . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."--Steve Jobs

From the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of twenty, created Apple in his parents' garage with his friend Steve Wozniack. Then came the core and hallmark of his genius--his exacting moderation for perfection, his counterculture life approach, and his level of taste and style that pushed all boundaries. A devoted husband, father, and Buddhist, he battled cancer for over a decade, became the ultimate CEO, and made the world want every product he touched.

Critically acclaimed author Karen Blumenthal takes us to the core of this complicated and legendary man while simultaneously exploring the evolution of computers. Framed by Jobs' inspirational Stanford commencement speech and illustrated throughout with black and white photos, this is the story of the man who changed our world.

KAREN BLUMENTHAL is a critically acclaimed children's non-fiction writer and a long-time journalist for the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of "Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition," which received four starred reviews, "Six Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 1929, " which was a Sibert Honor Book, and "Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX," which won a Jane Addams Children's Book Award. She lives in Dallas, Texas.
Product Details ISBN: 9781613835661
ISBN-10: 1613835663
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: February 14th, 2012
Pages: 310
Language: English