9780143109679

Let My People Go Surfing

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

Yvon Chouinard, Naomi Klein (Introduction by)


Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780143109679
Published: September 2016

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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. 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. As Naomi Klein writes in the new foreword to Let My People Go Surfing, oThis 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.o

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  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN13: 9780143109679
  • Published: September 2016
  • Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Width (mm): 165
  • Height (mm): 241
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): Not specified

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