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    • The Everything Store

    • Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
    • Written by: Brad Stone
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail. But its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. To do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until now.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not as detailed as you'd hope.

    • By Sean Arani on 2019-01-01

    Price: CDN$ 37.71

    • The Upstarts

    • How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World
    • Written by: Brad Stone
    • Narrated by: Dean Temple
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ten years ago the idea of getting into a stranger's car or walking into a stranger's home would have seemed bizarre and dangerous, but today it's as common as ordering a book online. Uber and Airbnb have ushered in a new era: redefining neighborhoods, challenging the way governments regulate business, and changing the way we travel. In the spirit of iconic Silicon Valley renegades like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, another generation of entrepreneurs is using technology to upend convention and disrupt entire industries.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Two books instead of one?

    • By Wei L on 2018-08-22
    • How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World
    • Written by: Brad Stone
    • Narrated by: Dean Temple
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 2017-01-31
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.71

    • Der Allesverkäufer

    • Jeff Bezos und das Imperium von Amazon
    • Written by: Brad Stone
    • Narrated by: Marcus Ullmann
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
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    Bewundert, gefürchtet und hart kritisiert: Firmengründer Jeff Bezos und sein Unternehmen Amazon mit Sitz in Seattle ist mit seinen 182 Millionen Kunden längst nicht nur der größte Online-Einzelhändler der Welt. In beängstigendem Tempo treibt der Erfinder des Kindle die digitale Wirtschaft vor sich her und erobert immer mehr Geschäftsfelder - von Hardware, Logistik und digitalem Content über Web-Hosting und dem Griff nach internationalen Web-Domains bis zu einem geheimen Raumfahrtprojekt.

    Price: CDN$ 16.52

    • Anarchy and Animation: Cartoon Chaos Theory

    • Written by: Brad Bird, Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and others
    • Narrated by: Tad Friend
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Brad Bird is a director at Pixar Animation Studios and the writer and director of the Academy Award-winning animated feature The Incredibles. He also wrote and directed The Iron Giant and served as executive consultant on the TV series The Simpsons and King of the Hill. He completed his first animated film at the age of 14.

    Price: CDN$ 13.17