Steve & i: One Photographer's Improbable Journey with Steve Jobs

Steve & i: One Photographer's Improbable Journey with Steve Jobs

by Becky Green Aaronson

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Steve & i: One Photographer's Improbable Journey with Steve Jobs by Becky Green Aaronson

When photographer Jeffrey Aaronson received a call from Newsweek in 1984 to photograph Steve Jobs, he had no idea who Steve Jobs was or what impact Jobs was about to have on his life or the world. The personal computer had yet to be “officially” born.

Steve & i: One Photographer’s Improbable Journey with Steve Jobs tells the captivating story of a young photographer and a young entrepreneur, and the friendship they forge when they are both twenty-nine years old—just as Aaronson is beginning to offer the world a new view through his lens and Jobs is beginning his mission to change it by introducing the most user-friendly computer ever conceived.

This 38-page little powerhouse of a book is packed with personal anecdotes and rarely seen photographs, which not only chronicle the launch of the first Macintosh personal computer, but also capture the essence of Steve Jobs the man before he became the icon.

It’s a must read for those who want to experience and be inspired by a side of Steve Jobs that few people have glimpsed.

A portion of the proceeds from this book will be donated to several leading cancer research institutes in hopes of helping find a cure for the disease that took Steve Jobs’ life far too soon.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014171373
Publisher: Improbable Publishing
Publication date: 03/27/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

About Jeffrey Aaronson

Jeffrey Aaronson is an internationally recognized photographer who has flown over a million miles crisscrossing the globe in pursuit of photographic stories. For more than two decades Aaronson worked on assignment for many of America’s top publications--everyone from Time, Newsweek and National Geographic Society to Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone and The New York Times Magazine. During that time he ventured to nearly every corner of the world. From the shores of the Pacific to the high peaks of the Himalayas to the heart of the Sahara Desert--he pursued Komodo Dragons in Indonesia, boated down the Yangtze River in China, side-stepped the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, and ventured into some of the most remote regions of the world. He also photographed everything from China’s Democracy Movement in Tiananmen Square to Nelson Mandela’s inauguration in South Africa to life behind North Korea’s Iron Curtain.

About Becky Green Aaronson

Becky Green Aaronson is a writer who lives with he husband, Jeffrey Aaronson, and their daughter, Olivia, in Santa Barbara, California. Her work has appeared in Runner's World, Edible Santa Barbara, Aspen Magazine, Adventure Cyclist, The Ultimate Runner, and Marathon & Beyond. She has been honored with several literary awards and numerous blog awards. She is currently writing a book, The Art of an Improbable Life: My Twenty Years with an International Photojournalist, and writes a popular blog with the same name: www.animprobablelife.com

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