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The Resource Let my people go surfing : the education of a reluctant businessman, including 10 more years of business unusual, Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner, Patagonia, Inc. ; foreword by Naomi Klein

Let my people go surfing : the education of a reluctant businessman, including 10 more years of business unusual, Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner, Patagonia, Inc. ; foreword by Naomi Klein

Label
Let my people go surfing : the education of a reluctant businessman, including 10 more years of business unusual
Title
Let my people go surfing
Title remainder
the education of a reluctant businessman, including 10 more years of business unusual
Statement of responsibility
Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner, Patagonia, Inc. ; foreword by Naomi Klein
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his long-awaited memoir, 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 blacksmith 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
Summary
The personal stories of the founder of Patagonia, Inc. describes his underprivileged childhood as an immigrant in southern California, early fame as a successful mountain climber, and company's dedication to quality and environmental responsibility. 75,000 first printing
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
189110
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chouinard, Yvon
Dewey number
658.4/083
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chouinard, Yvon
  • Chouinard, Yvon
  • Businesspeople
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Businesspeople
  • Social responsibility of business
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
  • NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the education of a reluctant businessman
Label
Let my people go surfing : the education of a reluctant businessman, including 10 more years of business unusual, Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner, Patagonia, Inc. ; foreword by Naomi Klein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 235)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn933719051
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 258 pages
Isbn
9780143109679
Lccn
2015050841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)933719051
Label
Let my people go surfing : the education of a reluctant businessman, including 10 more years of business unusual, Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner, Patagonia, Inc. ; foreword by Naomi Klein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 235)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn933719051
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 258 pages
Isbn
9780143109679
Lccn
2015050841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)933719051

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