Let my people go surfing : The Education of a Reluctant Businessman—Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual. / Yvon Chouinard.
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- ISBN: 9781101992531 (electronic bk)
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- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2016.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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 tat is at the hear of the global ecological crisis." -From the Foreword by Naomi Klein, bestselling author of This Changes EverythingFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
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