Books tagged: silicon valley

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San Francisco Daddy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Dating and relationships, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Charles St. Anthony dreamed of living in San Francisco his whole life, and after a sudden return to the USA from Japan, he makes his way to the Bay. In this novella-sized mini-memoir, Charles finds the humor in every situation—whether it be a series of dating fiascoes in the Castro or beating a path down to Silicon Valley. He takes you on a tour of the New Age Babylon by the Bay.
Car Trouble
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Duff Pringle has bought his first car. (Used.) He's got six days to drive 3,000 miles cross-country to California and start a new hi-tech job that will make him wealthy. (Sort of.) Nothing can stop him. (Or can it?) Uh-oh . . . CAR TROUBLE. Using his laptop and some quick thinking, he pieces together a way to continue his trip. What he doesn't plan on are the people he meets along the road.
The Life of Steve Jobs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Steve Jobs co-founded Apple Computers with Steve Wozniak. Under Jobs' guidance, the company pioneered a series of revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone and iPad.
The Desert Has No Memory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In 1977, a group of twelve techies, from Silicon Valley, go backpacking in the Grand Canyon. But only eleven hike out. Stephen’s death was an accident. Not everyone was so sure. Thirty years later, the hiking group gathers again, some now millionaires in Palo Alto. When another accident occurs, forensic engineer, Mackenzie Cleyborn, and Santa Clara detective,Trejean Baptiste, suspect the hikers.
Selling Steve Jobs' Liver: A Story of Startups, Innovation, and Connectivity in the Clouds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,130. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
"Selling Steve Jobs' Liver: A Story of Startups, Innovation, and Connectivity in the Clouds" follows the adventures of two serial-failure entrepreneurs who obtain the late technology titan's original liver and embark on an exciting entrepreneurial journey to build a new company and technology that will disrupt the market's current model of interacting and communicating with those in the post life.
Gut Shot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,190. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Cliff Knowles was in the FBI, he was an agent's agent, a relentless pursuer of criminals. After he retired and became a private investigator, he swore he'd never help a defense attorney free a murder suspect, certainly not one who shot an FBI agent point blank in front of witnesses while yelling obscenities. But then he never expected that an FBI agent he worked with would be the defendant.
The Old Inn at Punta de Sangre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blood Point — there are plenty of reasons this lonely Pacific outcropping bears its name. Sara McGrath learns that sharks in the waters her daughter surfs are the least of her worries when she tries to close her first big coastal real estate deal. Desperate acts and unintended consequences zero in on Sara and her daughter as she comes face-to-face with what lurks beneath the surface.
One Founders Way
Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Winston Speakers. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
More than 55 savvy and hands-on citations revealing the nuts and bolts of investing in tech start-ups. Seasoned Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur A. Peter Relan crystallizes his observations to successful patterns of tech start-ups, entrepreneurs, markets, financing & the business of technology.
The Search For Bobby McGee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this humorous short story, Virgil and Winnie Crenshaw, Silicon Valley retirees, leave a whale-watching tour bus in Salinas to search for the elusive Bobby McGee from Janis Joplin’s hit song Me and Bobby McGee. Winnie romanticizes them, wondering why he “slipped away.” What they discover will surprise you, as will the “out-of-the-box” ending.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.