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A truck full of money

Author: Tracy Kidder
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Like Paul Farmer in Mountains Beyond Mountains, Paul English grew up poor, in working-class Boston, but as Tracy Kidder writes, he had "a mind for the age that was coming." Brilliant, reckless, endlessly energetic, Paul English, after Kayak sold for $2 billion, asked himself: What comes next? Start another company? Use his new wealth to make a difference in the world? With a riveting, page-turning narrative and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Paul M English; Paul M English; Paul M English
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Kidder
ISBN: 9780812995244 0812995244 9780399589553 0399589554
OCLC Number: 932385547
Description: xxiv, 259 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tracy Kidder.

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"Like Paul Farmer in Mountains Beyond Mountains, Paul English grew up poor, in working-class Boston, but as Tracy Kidder writes, he had "a mind for the age that was coming." Brilliant, reckless, endlessly energetic, Paul English, after Kayak sold for $2 billion, asked himself: What comes next? Start another company? Use his new wealth to make a difference in the world? With a riveting, page-turning narrative and unmatched storytelling skill, Kidder casts a fresh and critical eye on how new technologies and start-ups, new money, are reshaping our culture"--

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