Let My People Go Surfing : The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Including 10 More Years of Business as Usual

Let My People Go Surfing : The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Including 10 More Years of Business as Usual

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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. "This is the story of an attempt to do more than change a single corporation--it is an attempt to challenge the culture of consumption that is at the heart of the global ecological crisis."--From the Foreword by Naomi Klein, bestselling author of This Changes Everything


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Details

Author(s)
Yvon Chouinard, Naomi Klein
Format
Paperback | 272 pages
Dimensions
165 x 241 x 17.78mm | 544.31g
Publication date
14 Nov 2016
Publisher
Penguin Putnam Inc
Imprint
Penguin USA
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition Statement
Revised, Updated
Illustrations note
16-PAGE 4/C PHOTO INSERTS (ON TEXT STOCK)
ISBN10
0143109677
ISBN13
9780143109679
Bestsellers rank
2,324