Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

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Little, Brown Book Group, Oct 24, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 448 pages
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Based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years - as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues - this is the acclaimed, internationally bestselling biography of the ultimate icon of inventiveness. Walter Isaacson tells the story of the rollercoaster life and searingly intense personality of creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.

Although Jobs cooperated with this book, he asked for no control over what was written, nor even the right to read it before it was published. He put nothing off limits. He encouraged the people he knew to speak honestly. And Jobs speaks candidly, sometimes brutally so, about the people he worked with and competed against.

His friends, foes, and colleagues provide an unvarnished view of the passions, perfectionism, obsessions, artistry, devilry, and compulsion for control that shaped his approach to business and the innovative products that resulted.

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Great read. Seems so perfectly written.

User Review  - Nitin Srivastava - Flipkart

Great read. Seems so perfectly written. I think the writer did as good job in portraying jobs as jobs would have done himself. Personality worth reading about. Read full review

Best Story of a man who changed the tech industry

User Review  - Flipkart

I was never fascinated about the Apple products, but definitely I am impressed and fascinated by the man himself who revolutionized the tech industry. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Walter Isaacson began his career in journalism at The Sunday Times before becoming CEO of CNN. He is the author of several bestselling biographies.

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