Summary Of Steve Jobs The Man Who Thought Different

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Blumenthal, Karen. Steve Jobs: the Man Who Thought Different: a Biography. (Feiwel and Friends, 2012).
Karen Blumenthal, once a financial journalist for The Wall Street Journal and a Duke University graduate, married Scott McCartney with whom she had two daughters whilst living in Dallas. According to her website, Blumenthal became a children’s writer after witnessing her daughters struggle to find decent nonfiction literary material, “I decided to try my hand at writing for young people, combining my interest in storytelling with the journalist’s practice of telling complicated stories in a clear way.” The author went on to write various biographies of fundamental characters in American culture such as Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History, Tommy: The Gun That Changed America, and perhaps her most popular work to date, Steve Jobs: the Man Who Thought Different. The novel written as a biography of tech innovator Steve Jobs was released on February 14, 2012, less than a year after his death. Blumenthal told Job’s life story in a sequence at which life typically happens, chronologically, however she began the book by citing a speech given by him during a commencement speech he gave at Stanford University in which he divided his own life in three parts. Blumenthal took that speech and did the same thing. The author divided the biography into three major parts and provide further detail into each section through the use of various secondary sources,

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