I'm Feeling Lucky: Falling On My Feet in Silicon Valley (Paperback)
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I'm Feeling Lucky: Falling On My Feet in Silicon Valley (Paperback)

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Paperback 432 Pages / Published: 28/06/2012
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'Imagine a world where nerds reign supreme. That is the universe that Douglas Edwards stepped into in 1999' Sunday Times At forty-one, Doug Edwards was ready to sit back, put his marketing career on autopilot, spend more time with his wife and kids and generally chill out. Instead, he decided to join a cocky internet startup called Google. Suddenly his life was no longer his own. This is the story of what it's like to work for a boss who is the age of your favourite t-shirt - and is never, ever wrong. To be the square middle-aged guy in an office that resembles a geek fraternity claiming squatters' rights. To put in sixteen-hour days and wonder if you'll ever see your family again. To work with the most brilliant - and annoying - people on earth...

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241956557
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 313 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Hilarious * Bloomberg *
[An] extremely useful insider guide...Douglas Edwards...walks into the maelstrom of a start-up full of twenty-somethings where visitors genuinely wonder "who trashed the chairman's office?" -- Pat Kane * The Independent *
A rare insider's account. He can personally vouch for the goodies * Financial Times *
An enjoyable account of the struggles a creative marketing guy faced in the early days of Google, when the company was run by geeks with a messianic faith in "Efficiency, Frugality, Integrity" -- Andrew Keen * New Scientist *

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