Let My People Go Surfing

The Education of a Reluctant Businessman--Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual

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Publisher Description

"Wonderful . . . a moving autobiography, the story of a unique business, and a detailed blueprint for hope." —Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel

In this newly revised 10th anniversary edition, Yvon Chouinard—legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.—shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth.

From his youth as the son of a French Canadian handyman to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the sport's equipment, Let My People Go Surfing is the story of a man who brought doing good and having grand adventures into the heart of his business life-a book that will deeply affect entrepreneurs and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

GENRE
Business & Personal Finance
RELEASED
2016
September 6
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
272
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
128.9
MB

Customer Reviews

KWashman ,

Great book and company

I really enjoyed learning about Patagonia. I’m now a big fan. Inspirational.

GoneWorkin ,

Great!! Explores the true cost of clothing

This is a great read and explores the true cost of clothing, even when made ethically. Highly recommend for anyone with a conscience or interest in sustainable fashion. Also fun for outdoor lovers and anyone looking to run a business.

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