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Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different Audiobook

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Written by Karen Blumenthal

Narrated by Sean Runnette

Published on February 14, 2012

Audio is 921 hours and 40 minutes

About Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different:

”Your time is limited. . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.”–Steve Jobs

From the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of twenty, created Apple in his parents’ garage with his friend Steve Wozniack. Then came the core and hallmark of his genius–his exacting moderation for perfection, his counterculture life approach, and his level of taste and style that pushed all boundaries. A devoted husband, father, and Buddhist, he battled cancer for over a decade, became the ultimate CEO, and made the world want every product he touched.

Critically acclaimed author Karen Blumenthal takes us to the core of this complicated and legendary man while simultaneously exploring the evolution of computers. Framed by Jobs’ inspirational Stanford commencement speech and illustrated throughout with black and white photos, this is the story of the man who changed our world.

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Karen Blumenthal (1959-2020) was a financial journalist and editor whose career included five years with The Dallas Morning News and twenty-five with The Wall Street Journal—where her work helped earn the paper a Pulitzer Prize for its breaking news coverage of the September 11, 2001 attacks—before becoming an award-winning children’s non-fiction book writer.

Three of her books, Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History, Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different, and Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition, were finalists for the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award.

Karen was also the author of Six Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 1929 (named a Sibert Honor Book), Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX (winner of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award), Tommy: The Gun That Changed America, Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend, and Jane Against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights.

Sean Runnette, a multiple AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has produced several Audie Award-winning audiobooks and has also narrated works by John Steinbeck and Richard P. Feynman. He is a member of the American Repertory Theater company and has toured internationally with Mabou Mines, an avant-garde theater company. Sean’s television and film appearances include Two If by Sea, Copland, Sex and the City, Law & Order, Third Watch.

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“This is a smart book about a smart subject by a smart writer.” —Booklist, starred review

“Students who know Steve Jobs only through Apple’s iTunes, iPhones, and iPads will have their eyes opened by this accessible and well-written biography.” —VOYA

“An engaging and intimate portrait. Few biographies for young readers feel as relevant and current as this one does.” —The Horn Book Magazine

“A perceptive, well-wrought picture of an iconic figure.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Blumenthal crafts an insightful, balanced portrait.” —Publishers Weekly

Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different was published on February 14, 2012.

The intended audience for this book is 12 to 18 years old. The Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different Audiobook is 921 hours and 40 minutes. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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About the Author(s) of Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

The author of Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different is Karen Blumenthal.

About the Narrator of Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different Audiobook

The narrator for the Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different Audiobook is Sean Runnette.

Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Young Listeners. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427225664. The ISBN-13 is 9781427225665.

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