Steve Jobs was loved, hated, admired and dismissed. He was a living legend, the 21 year-old genius who founded Apple in his parent’s garage. Critically-acclaimed author Karen Blumenthal takes us to the core of this complicated and legendary man, from his adoption to the pinnacles of his career. Framed by Jobs’ inspirational Stanford commencement speech and illustrated throughout with black and white photos, this is the story of the man who changed our world.
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Through original interviews, a smart use of source material, and a wonderfully easy-going style, Blumenthal gives a full portrait of Jobs ...This is a smart book about a smart subject by a smart writer.
Inventor. Visionary. Genius. Dropout. Adopted. Founder of Apple. Steve Jobs was all of these things. This is the story of the man who thought different.
Karen Blumenthal is a critically acclaimed writer, award-winning author and long-time journalist for the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine and the laws of prohibition as well as Sibert Honor book Six Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 1929, and Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, which won her a Jane Addams Children's Book Award. She lives in Dallas, Texas.
Tells the amazing story of Apple founder, Steve Jobs, spring boarding from his
famous graduation speech in 2005
Written by award-winning author and critically acclaimed writer Karen Blumenthal