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    Steve Jobs (Paperback) By (author) Walter Isaacson

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    DescriptionThe phenomenal bestseller from the author of the acclaimed biographies of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years--as well as interviews with more than 100 family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues--Walter Isaacson set down the riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. Isaacson's portrait touched hundreds of thousands of readers. At a time when America is seeking ways to sustain its innovative edge and when societies around the world are trying to build digital-age economies, Jobs still stands as the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination. He knew that the best way to create value in the twenty-first century was to connect creativity with technology. He built a company where leaps of the imagination were combined with remarkable feats of engineering. Although Jobs cooperated with the author, he asked for no control over what was written. He put nothing off-limits. He encouraged the people he knew to speak honestly. He himself spoke candidly about the people he worked with and competed against. His friends, foes, and colleagues offer an unvarnished view of the passions, perfectionism, obsessions, artistry, devilry, and compulsion for control that shaped Jobs's approach to business, the innovative products that resulted, and his legacy.

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    Steve Jobs
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Walter Isaacson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 631
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 839 g
    ISBN 13: 9781451648546
    ISBN 10: 1451648545

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    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.8
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    Libri: ENGM1075
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    Libri: APPL1500, MACA0200
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    LC classification: QA76.2.J63 I83 2013
    Illustrations note
    black & white halftones
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    Publication date
    10 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York