Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

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Author: Yvon Chouinard

Brand: PENGUIN

Edition: Updated 2nd edition

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Number Of Pages: 272

Publisher: Penguin Books

Release Date: 06-09-2016

Details: 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

EAN: 9780143109679

Package Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.4 x 1.0 inches

Languages: English