Steve Jobs by Jason Quinn
Genius by Design: Campfire Biography-Heroes Line (Campfire Graphic Novels)

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iMac, iTunes, iPod, iPhone, iPad, iCon! Steve Jobs and his inventions changed the world we live in. His extraordinary life story is brimming with passion, innovation and creative genius. Share his triumphs and failures, as we journey from his birth and his adoption, through the advent of the computer age and on into the digital age. Forced out of the company he created, his indomitable vision allowed him to change the world of computers, movies, music and telecommunications. Prepare to be inspired, by a man who dared to think different... 
 

About Jason Quinn

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Jason Quinn was born in Liverpool, England. He learned to read with Marvel Comics and was devastated when his teachers told him that Spider Man did not exist. He has worked for Marvel UK and Panini, editing and writing their Spectacular Spider Man comic, along with just about everything else from Barbie to Action Man. In 1998 he was voted 'Sportsman of the Year' by the Boars Head Soccer Club. He then moved to Pinewood Studios, England, home of the James Bond movies, where he worked in children's television, scripting and developing programs for kids.
 
Published September 4, 2012 by Campfire. 104 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Comics & Graphic Novels, Computers & Technology, Children's Books.
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It is no secret that Jobs was a hard case, but Quinn’s work displays him in all his tempestuousness: as extreme and antagonistic as he was meticulous and inspired.

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Publishers Weekly

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Unlike so many of the nation’s great innovative businessmen of the past (Edison, Ford), Steve Jobs’ wall of hagiography was barely left standing by the time of his death.

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BC Books

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Each lecture created a category of hero—"The Hero as Divinity," "The Hero as Prophet," "The Hero as Poet."

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The book spends a good portion of time on his life from his birth, his adoption by a couple with a limited educational background, his early passion for mechanical tinkering and his unhappiness with school.

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This book may not leave the reader with the same feelings they had for Steve Jobs prior to reading it, but it does allow the reader to appreciate the man for his accomplishments and acknowledge his impact on society today.

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Gabriela Ci 26 May 2014

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