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2005 "First published in 2005..." stated; The Penguin Press, New York; hardbound in steel blue boards with silver lettering on cover and along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages - a couple of pages appear to have been previously dogeared; dust jacket has very minor scuffs (see pics); many black and white photos and illustrations; overall a quite nice and interesting book.

 

Description -

Yvon Chouinard (born November 9, 1938) is an American rock climber, environmentalist, and outdoor industry billionaire businessman. His company, Patagonia, is known for its environmental focus.

Chouinard is also a surfer, kayaker, and falconer and is particularly fond of tenkara fly-fishing. He has written about climbing issues and ethics and on mixing environmentalism and business.

 

In this long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.-shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian blacksmith to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the sport's equipment, Let My People Go Surfing is the story of a man who brought doing good and having grand adventures into the heart of his business life-a book that will deeply affect entrepreneurs and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard

SKU: BS52l
$22.00Price