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A truck full of money

Tracy Kidder

A truck full of money

by Tracy Kidder

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Venture capital,
  • Wealth,
  • Internet industry,
  • Biography,
  • Businesspeople,
  • Information technology,
  • Entrepreneurship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-259).

    StatementTracy Kidder
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC102.5.E55 K53 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 259 pages
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27213380M
    ISBN 100812995244
    ISBN 109780812995244
    LC Control Number2015050454
    OCLC/WorldCa932385547

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      —The National Book Review “Tracy Kidder has a nose for great stories A Truck Full of Money follows the trajectory of Paul English, a giant in the world of software engineering, who is equal parts geek, rock star and rainmaker Tracy Kidder’s achievement in this biography is matched by the ease of his storytelling.   A Truck Full of Money (Book): Kidder, Tracy: "Like Paul Farmer in Mountains Beyond Mountains, Paul English grew up poor, in working-class Boston, but as Tracy Kidder writes, he had "a mind for the age that was coming." Brilliant, reckless, endlessly energetic, Paul English, after Kayak sold for $2 billion, asked himself: What comes next?

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