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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, N.J. : Wiley, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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This book chronicles the roller-coaster ride of Steve Jobs from the despair of repeated failures to the triumph of iPod and Toy Story and his monumental clash with Disney. Lightning never strikes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Steven Jobs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey S Young; William L Simon
ISBN: 9780471787846 0471787841 0471720836 9780471720836
OCLC Number: 487439489
Notes: Previous edition: 2005
Description: 368 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue. PART ONE. FLOWERING AND WITHERING . 1. Roots. 2. A Company Is Born. 3. Let's Be Pirates! 4. Learning to Fail. PART TWO. NEW BEGINNINGS. 5. The NeXT Step. 6. Show Business. 7. Master of Ceremonies. 8. Icon. PART THREE. DEFINING THE FUTURE. 9. Mogul. 10. Breaking New Ground. 11. iPod, iTunes, Therefore I Am. 12. Clash of the Titans. 13. Showtime. Epilogue. Acknowledgments. Notes. Index.

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..."the writing is savvy and lively...even readers with a scant interest in computers, technology or animated movies will find the tale entertaining..." ("www.getabstract.com, 29 Aug. 2005) ..."a Read more...

 
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