The Go-Getter

The Go-Getter

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by Peter B. Kyne
     
 

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"The Go-Getter" by Peter B. Kyne is a moving parable of determination and entrepreneurial spirit that has inspired many readers since it was originally published in 1921. This short little book is the story of Bill Peck, a veteran of WWI, who convinces Cappy Ricks, the founder of a logging and lumber company, to give him a job opportunity. "The Go-Getter" is the story

Overview

"The Go-Getter" by Peter B. Kyne is a moving parable of determination and entrepreneurial spirit that has inspired many readers since it was originally published in 1921. This short little book is the story of Bill Peck, a veteran of WWI, who convinces Cappy Ricks, the founder of a logging and lumber company, to give him a job opportunity. "The Go-Getter" is the story of perseverance in the face of adversity that is essentially at the heart of success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596740273
Publisher:
Neeland Media LLC
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
927,121
File size:
901 KB

Meet the Author

Peter B. Kyne (1880-1957) was an American novelist who wrote between 1904 and 1940. Many of his works were adapted into screenplays starting in the silent era, particularly his first novel, The Three Godfathers, which was published in 1913 and proved to be a huge success. He is credited in 110 films between 1914 and 1952. When still under 18, he lied about his age and enlisted in Company L, 14th U.S. Infantry, which served in the Philippines from 1898-1899. The Spanish-American War and the following insurrection of General Emilio Aguinaldo provided background for many of Kyne's later stories. During World War I, he served as a captain in Battery A of the 144th field Artillery, known as the California Grizzlies. He was born and died in San Francisco, California.

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The Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You How To Be One 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 26 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A great motivational book whether you are in sales, an admin position or feeling like you're in a slump. I give these out as gifts to everyone that comes in through our training classes and they love it too.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As little known as this book is now days, it is a fantastic and timeless story of motivation sure to inspire and challenge people in every walk of life.
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One of the best books I have ever read. A book that everyone should read. The style of writting was a bit hard at times but it made the book unique. Crabbys' one sentence phrases were a delight.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an absolute must read for someone who wants and needs the motivation to go the extra mile. A must read for leaders.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was just what I needed to get re-motivated. I encourage all entrepreneurs or people with strong passion to read this. I love dave ramsey!
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camilla98 More than 1 year ago
This book was recommended by a high success achiever . The story is excellent ! I love it
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Guest More than 1 year ago
If someone is looking for the inspriation to get going, or keep going, this is a must read. Once I started reading I could not stop and in a little over an hour had completed the book. The greatest message I got was, no matter what the hurdle is, you will win if you keep going, and never quit.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is fantastic. I hope someone will e-mail me on how I can get the video. I saw it once in a training class and now I want it. Please e-mail me.
Guest More than 1 year ago
No fancy formulas. No fancy rules to live by. Just a brief story of motivation and intense desire to simply do what is expected. This is a must read for anyone looking for a shot in the arm. For over 10 years I have passed this book out to sales people across the country and have asked them to read it, sign it, and pass it along.