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Return to the Little Kingdom

Y beginning Moritz brings readers inside the childhood homes of Jobs and Wozniak and records how they dropped out of college and founded Apple in 1976 He follows the fortunes of the company through the mid 1980s and in new material tracks the development of Apple to the present and offers Now dated this inaugural corporate history of Apple still sheds light on the world s most valuable company

Summary Return to the Little Kingdom

An insider's profile of Jobs whose genius made Apple the powerhouse it is today Reuired reading for everyone who's ever listened to music on an iPod Return to the Little Kingdom is timely and thorough and the only book that explains how Steve Jobs founded the company that changed our wor Return to the Little Kingdom is a reprint with the addition of a short prologue and 2010 epilogue of the first comprehensive history of Apple Computer originally published in 1984 as The Little Kingdom If you have read any later books on Steve Jobs or Apple it is highly likely that The Little Kingdom served as source material for the later work It reads as authentic and authoritative Moritz who went on to become a famous venture capitalist had uniue insight into the company since he was granted access by Steve Jobs to serve as a sort of corporate historian during the development of the Macintosh in 1982Of the many books about Apple The Little Kingdom and therefore Return to the Little Kingdom provides perhaps the best coverage of the company s early history 1976 1983 Moritz s prose is heavily infused with uotes from the primary players And one must keep in mind that he was writing about Apple s early history when it was current events unlike recent accounts He covers the personal history of Wozniak and Jobs through the founding of Apple and then has the luxury of spending two hundred pages just on the period from 1976 to 1983 This allows for the kind of detail that recent books gloss over Further players typically treated as background noise like Mike Scott Mike Markkula and Rod Holt are given their fair due in The Little Kingdom unlike in Woz Jobs centric volumesDon t be fooled by Return to the Little Kingdom s new title and cover promotions This is a 1984 book repackaged with a frankly lackluster prologue epilogue However it s still worth reading as an authoritative source of early Apple history Further because of the author s uniue access contemporaneous writing and narrower focus it tells a better story of the period than any other Apple book Return to The Little Kingdom is a well written book that provides real insight into Apple and its founders

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In 1984 The Little Kingdom The Private Story of Apple Computer told the story of Apple's first decade alongside the histories of Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak Now completely revised and expanded Return to the Little Kingdom is the definitive biography of Apple and its founders from the ver The Magic of the Little Kingdom Steve Jobs and Apple reminds one an awful lot of Walt Disney It is no coincidence then that Steve Jobs went on to become the largest shareholder in Disney through their purchase of Pixar The traits and story inevitably lead both men to Magic and KingdomsThis is the best of the myriad books on Apple and Jobs chronicling the early days of the company Michael Moritz has a distinct view as a reporter and future leader of Seuoia in seeing the business from an early vantage point that is deeply rooted in an entrepreneurial mindsetIf you are looking for a deeper understanding of Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak The LIttle Kingdom offers greater color and perspective than the highly polished personas that we now associated with black turtlenecks and fuzzy bears In the early days Woz was still generous and genius but also his humorous and fun loving wild side show through in recounting the rock parties and Reno trips Steve Jobs was curious adventurous and definitely a rule breaker from his infamous lack of bathing at Atari or his free spirited experimentation in multiple domains As he aged and matured Steve Jobs grew into the refined presenter we know in our minds eye His early days were still the youthful rebel that persona was at once loved and hated yet his relentless pursuit of perfection drove the dream to become The Little KingdomIf you want to know about where it all started than where it ends pick up this read and thank Michael Moritz for the trip


10 thoughts on “Return to the Little Kingdom

  1. says:

    This book is a great revisit to the 70s for me Not many people know or even remember that Apple sold memory boards during the days of the Home Brew Club movement in now Silicon Valley first in the Byte Shop of Palo Alto and I was the person who sold them I went to Jobs' family garage and picked them up and occasionally experienced Jobs and

  2. says:

    The Magic of the Little Kingdom Steve Jobs and Apple reminds one an awful lot of Walt Disney It is no coincidence then that Steve Jobs went on to become the largest shareholder in Disney through their purchase of Pixar The traits and story inevitably lead both men to Magic and KingdomsThis is the best of the myri

  3. says:

    A history of early days of Apple Computer originally published in 1984 The time jumping segments between the origin tale a

  4. says:

    The journalistic style comes across with a very detailed description of the early days of Apple some coolinteresting stories but not many lessons per se Nevertheless the first half of the book was very enjoyable Also the ‘revisiting’ element is uite overlooked I expected about Jobs’ return to Apple but instead it’s of a summary of th

  5. says:

    Now dated this inaugural corporate history of Apple still sheds light on the world’s most valuable company

  6. says:

    Fascinating thoroughly enjoyed it Some well known stories; some not so well known Found it very inspirational for how not to and how to operate in a electronics product based industry

  7. says:

    After reading The Apple Revolution I discovered Return to the Little Kingdom subtitled How Apple and Steve Jobs Changed the World It’s not just another book about Apple for 2 reasons it was written in 1984 so when Apple Inc was still Apple Computer Inc and it was written by Michael Moritz then a journalist at Time Magazine but today one of the most famous venture capitalists with investments in Yahoo and Goog

  8. says:

    Return to the Little Kingdom is a reprint with the addition of a short prologue and 2010 epilogue of the first comprehensive history of Apple Computer originally published in 1984 as The Little Kingdom If you have read any later boo

  9. says:

    I got this book on my Kindle the evening Steve Jobs passed away and found it to be such a bittersweet read with so much that resonated for me I became an Apple fanboy in the early 80's and was an early adopter of Macintosh technology starting with the 512 Mac Ten years later an Apple research group discovered the work I was doing w

  10. says:

    I enjoyed the book but I was genuinely disappointed with it The book was originally written in the mid 80's and an Epilogue added a few years ago The title is almost a total misnomer It is not a biography of Steve Jobs it is mostly

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