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ICon : Steve Jobs, the greatest second act in the history of business

Author: Jeffrey S Young; William L Simon
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Newly updatedView all editions and formats
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"ICon takes a look at the most astounding figure in a business era noted for its mavericks, oddballs, and iconoclasts. Drawing on a wide range of sources in Silicon Valley and Hollywood, Jeffrey Young, author of the first-ever Steve Jobs biography, and coauthor William Simon provide new perspectives on the legendary creation of Apple in a Silicon Valley garage and detail Job's meteoric rise as the prototypical
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
History
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Steve Jobs; Steven Jobs; Steve Jobs; Steve Jobs; Steven Jobs
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey S Young; William L Simon
ISBN: 0471787841 9780471787846
OCLC Number: 125506829
Notes: "Now updated to cover the acquisition of Pixar by Disney"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: vii, 359 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Flowering and withering. Roots ; A company is born ; Let's be pirates! ; Learning to fail --
pt. 2: New beginnings. The NeXT Step ; Show business ; Master of ceremonies ; Icon --
pt. 3: Defining the future. Mogul ; Breaking new ground ; Insanely rich ; iPOD, iTunes, therefore I am ; Clash of the titans ; Showtime.
Responsibility: Jeffrey S. Young, William L. Simon.
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