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Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure Story
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date May 1, 1995
Pages 322
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780395711330
ISBN-10 0395711339
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $22.95
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Summary
The author offers an insider's account of the cutthroat entrepreneurial environment of Silicon Valley, detailing his struggle to start up a computer company, put together a team of software designers, and bring to market his unique product. 50,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Jerry Kaplan had a dream: he would redefine the known universe (and get very rich) by creating a new kind of computer. All he needed was sixty million dollars, a few hundred employees, a maniacal belief in his ability to win the Silicon Valley startup game. Kaplan, a well-known figure in the computer industry, founded GO Corporation in 1987, and for several years it was one of the hottest new ventures in the Valley. Startup tells the story of Kaplan's wild ride: how he assembled a brilliant but fractious team of engineers, software designers, and investors; pioneered the emerging market for hand-held computers operated with a pen instead of a keyboard; and careened from crisis to crisis without ever losing his passion for his revolutionary idea. Along the way, Kaplan vividly recreates his encounters with eccentric employees, risk-addicted venture capitalists, and industry giants such as Bill Gates and John Sculley. And no one -- including Kaplan himself -- is spared his sharp wit and o

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Hardcover
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With Maria Goodavage | from Houghton Mifflin (May 1, 1995)
9780395711330 | details & prices | 322 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $22.95
This edition also contains Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca
About: The author offers an insider's account of the cutthroat entrepreneurial environment of Silicon Valley, detailing his struggle to start up a computer company, put together a team of software designers, and bring to market his unique product
Hardcover
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from E P Dutton (October 23, 2014)
9780525954361 | details & prices | 306 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $26.95
About: The New York Times bestselling author of Soldier Dogs returns with the incredible, true story of K-9 Marine hero Lucca, and the handlers who fought alongside her through two bloody wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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With Jerry Kaplan | from Houghton Mifflin (May 1, 1995); titled "Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure Story"
9780395711330 | details & prices | 322 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $22.95
This edition also contains Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure Story
About: The author offers an insider's account of the cutthroat entrepreneurial environment of Silicon Valley, detailing his struggle to start up a computer company, put together a team of software designers, and bring to market his unique product
Paperback
Book cover for 9780435290368 Book cover for 9780451467102
 
from E P Dutton (September 1, 2015)
9780451467102 | details & prices | 306 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $16.00
With David Paul | from Delta Systems Co Inc (November 1, 1992); titled "Finding Out: Level 5 Class Book"
9780435290368 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $8.88
This edition also contains Finding Out: Level 5 Class Book
Library
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Large print edition from Center Point Pub (February 1, 2015)
9781628994575 | details & prices | 390 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.26 lbs | List price $34.95
About: In "Top Dog," Maria Goodavage takes readers into the life of Lucca K458, a decorated and highly skilled military working dog.

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