Perfect Enough by George Anders audiobook

Perfect Enough: Carly Fiorina and the Transformation of the Legendary HP Company

By George Anders
Read by Rick Adamson

Random House Audio
10.69 Hours Unabridged
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In this bestselling work of investigative journalism, Pulitzer Prize winner George Anders presents a behind-the-scenes account of a struggle that rocked Wall Street and stunned the computer industry. When Carly Fiorina took command of Hewlett-Packard in 1999, she was venturing further than any woman previously had into traditional men’s territory. Leading the opposition against her daring plan to rescue the $40 billion-dollar company from decline—which included the $20 billion acquisition of archrival Compaq—was Walter Hewlett, son of HP’s late co-founder and defender of "The HP Way." Not since Wall Street operatives battled over the fate of RJR Nabisco had a takeover drama so captivated the media and the public. Drawing on unparalleled access to HP insiders and written with a novelist’s flair, Perfect Enough is a spellbinding chronicle of hope, ambition, betrayal, and family pride.

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In this bestselling work of investigative journalism, Pulitzer Prize winner George Anders presents a behind-the-scenes account of a struggle that rocked Wall Street and stunned the computer industry. When Carly Fiorina took command of Hewlett-Packard in 1999, she was venturing further than any woman previously had into traditional men’s territory. Leading the opposition against her daring plan to rescue the $40 billion-dollar company from decline—which included the $20 billion acquisition of archrival Compaq—was Walter Hewlett, son of HP’s late co-founder and defender of "The HP Way." Not since Wall Street operatives battled over the fate of RJR Nabisco had a takeover drama so captivated the media and the public. Drawing on unparalleled access to HP insiders and written with a novelist’s flair, Perfect Enough is a spellbinding chronicle of hope, ambition, betrayal, and family pride.

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Author Bio: George Anders

Author Bio: George Anders

George Anders, a contributing writer at Forbes, shared in a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 1997. He is the author of five books, including Merchants of Debt, Health against Wealth, Perfect Enough, and The Rare Find. Earlier in his career, he served as a staff writer for the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company magazine, and Bloomberg View. In 1997

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 10.69
Audience: Adult
Language: English