Steve Jobs
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Steve Jobs

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From best-selling author Walter Isaacson comes the landmark biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members and key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.

Title:Steve Jobs
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1451648537
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:656 pages

    Steve Jobs Reviews

  • Stephanie
    Oct 25, 2011

    Steve Jobs was a damn dirty hippie. He didn't much like to shower or wear shoes. He believed his diet kept him from getting stinky, not true apparently. In fact he was quite odd and obsessive about hi...

  • Lisa
    Oct 24, 2011

    There are three things necessary for a great biography:1. A compelling subject2. An engaging narrative3. AccuracyWalter Isaacson's Steve Jobs has all three.Steve Jobs was a fascinating person whose po...

  • Petra Eggs
    Feb 02, 2012

    Update This is a very interesting view of Steve Jobs by the mother of his daughter, Lisa (although he denied he was her father, despite paternity tests) and his childhood sweetheart. She doesn't think...

  • Lynne Spreen
    Nov 01, 2011

    When I was at the halfway point I became struck by what a jerk SJ was. Yes, he was brilliant and all that. But he seemed to view other humans as nothing more than ants in his ant farm, sub-biologicals...

  • karen
    Nov 10, 2011

    so, we are having the event for this book at our store tonight. the number of people calling up to ask if steve jobs will also be present to sign is staggering. in other words, "i care enough about st...

  • Riku Sayuj
    Oct 31, 2011

    Never expected to find this much enjoyment reading a biography. Isaacson has truly done a wonderful job with this book. For those who are too busy to read the entire book, please try to grab a quick r...

  • 3Jane Tessier-Ashpool
    Nov 11, 2011

    My background is as a post-1979 punk rocker. So naturally I view all dope-gorging smelly long hair Dylan-worshiping hippies with a certain amount of suspicion and disdain.The author shows, on a page-b...

  • Peter
    Nov 17, 2011

    Executive summary of Isaacson's "Steve Jobs":- Remove everything that is unnecessary.- Be ruthless about building an A team.- Make stuff you believe in.- Collaborate often through vigorous discussion....

  • Otis Chandler
    Oct 06, 2011

    This is an amazing inside view into the life of one of the great businessmen of our era. A must read. The thing that struck me most about Steve Jobs was that he was an incredible perfectionist. He was...

  • Diane
    Aug 18, 2012

    I had to be convinced by a GR friend to read this book, similarly to how Isaacson had to be convinced to write it.Back in 2004, Steve Jobs approached Isaacson and asked if he was interested in writing...

About Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson, the CEO of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and the managing editor of "Time" magazine. He is the author of "Steve Jobs"; "Einstein: His Life and Universe"; "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"; and "Kissinger: A Biography," and the coauthor of "The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made." He lives in Washington, DC.