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Valley Boy

The Education of Tom Perkins

by Tom Perkins

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Valley Boy by Tom Perkins
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  • Published in USA  Nov 2007
    304 pages
    Genre: Biography/Memoir

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Known for his idiosyncratic ideas and golden touch, Tom Perkins has always been one of the business world's most intriguing figures. But his legacy took an unexpected new turn when he resigned from Hewlett-Packard's board in 2006, protesting the "questionable ethics and dubious legality" of their chairman's now infamous leak investigation. In this insightful memoir, Perkins recalls these and other fascinating episodes of his life, both personal and professional, including his involvement in the creation of American industries no one could have dreamed of a century ago.

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"[H]istorians and aspiring venture capitalists will be disappointed that his memoir says little about the companies he helped found and manage, focusing instead on gossipy accounts of boardroom squabbles." - Publishers Weekly.

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