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The Zen of Steve Jobs

Author: Caleb Melby; Jess3 (Firm)
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrated reimagining of Steve Jobs's friendship with Kobun Chino Otogawa, a Zen Buddhist priest who emigrated to the U.S. from Japan in 1967. The story moves back and forward in time, from the 1970s to 2011, but centers on the period after Jobs's exile from Apple in 1985 when he took up intensive study with Kobun. Their time together was integral to the big leaps that Apple took later on with its product design  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Steve Jobs; Kobun Chino Otogawa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caleb Melby; Jess3 (Firm)
ISBN: 9781118295267 1118295269
OCLC Number: 761848461
Notes: "A Forbes and Jess3 production"--Cover.
Description: 80 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: written by Caleb Melby ; concept, design, and illustration by Jess3.
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An illustrated depiction of Steve Jobs' friendship with Zen Buddhist Kobun Chino Otogawa and the impact it had on Jobs' career Apple cofounder Steve Jobs (1955-2011) had such an enormous impact  Read more...

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The book is a pleasant read and a clever way to present one aspect of Jobs complex personality and beliefs. (Animation Magazine, March 2012)

 
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