Steve Jobs - Introduction: How This Book Came to Be Summary & Analysis

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The author explains that the beginnings of this book originated from a 2004 phone call from Jobs. He told Isaacson that he wanted him to write his biography. The author had recently finished a Benjamin Franklin biography and was working on Einstein’s, which made him wonder if Jobs assumed that he was the logical next subject. Isaacson had met Jobs several times before, starting in 1984, when the Macintosh launched and Jobs met with Time Magazine (Isaacson worked there at the time). The author also recalls the time when Time put Jobs on the cover during his return to Apple, decades later. The author initially put the biography idea on the back burner, until Jobs’ wife, after Jobs went on his second stint of medical leave, said that if he was ever going to write the book, he should...

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