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Publisher Description

In the New York Times bestseller that the Washington Post called “Lean In for misfits,” Sophia Amoruso shares how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world.

Amoruso spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and scrounging in dumpsters for leftover bagels. By age twenty-two she had dropped out of school, and was broke, directionless, and checking IDs in the lobby of an art school—a job she’d taken for the health insurance. It was in that lobby that Sophia decided to start selling vintage clothes on eBay.

Flash forward to today, and she’s the founder of Nasty Gal and the founder and CEO of Girlboss. Sophia was never a typical CEO, or a typical anything, and she’s written #GIRLBOSS for other girls like her: outsiders (and insiders) seeking a unique path to success, even when that path is windy as all hell and lined with naysayers.

#GIRLBOSS proves that being successful isn’t about where you went to college or how popular you were in high school. It’s about trusting your instincts and following your gut; knowing which rules to follow and which to break; when to button up and when to let your freak flag fly.

“A witty and cleverly told account . . . It’s this kind of honest advice, plus the humorous ups and downs of her rise in online retail, that make the book so appealing.” —Los Angeles Times

“Amoruso teaches the innovative and entrepreneurial among us to play to our strengths, learn from our mistakes, and know when to break a few of the traditional rules.” —Vanity Fair
 
“#GIRLBOSS is more than a book . . . #GIRLBOSS is a movement.” —Lena Dunham

GENRE
Business & Personal Finance
RELEASED
2014
May 6
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
256
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
8.6
MB

Customer Reviews

ebantaylor ,

Supremely Excited!!!

I will be the first to write how anxious I am to read this book. I love shopping at NastyGal and I've been looking forward to reading about Sophia Armouso's life story and her successes. I've been needing some inspiration in my life. Can't wait for this 😊😜😍

jeffclaassen ,

Good stuff

Not even a girl and I loved it. Great insights and inspiring. Thanks, Sophia!

TaniaEstrada334 ,

Kudos to a successful woman

The book isn't even out but I'm proud that a woman has built this company. She's obviously so successful- that's not fake - it's winning...so it's sad to see 'haters' commenting rude comments, especially from a woman-on something that should be a joyous occasion ...

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