Jessie Hartland is the author and illustrator of the highly acclaimed graphic biography Bon App?tit: The Delicious Life of Julia Child, which the New York Times described as ?bursting with exuberant urban-na?f gouache paintings and a hand-lettered text that somehow manages to recount every second of Child?s life.? Her illustrations have appeared in newspapers and magazines throughout the world, including the New York Times, Bon App?tit, Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, and Travel and Leisure. She is also a commercial artist whose work can be seen on ceramics and fabric, as well as in advertisements and store windows. She lives in New York City with her family. To learn more, visit jessiehartland.com and follow @JessieHartland on Twitter.
Whether they?ve seen Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle?s Steve Jobs movie, read Walter Isaacson?s biography, or just own an iPhone, this graphic novel retelling of the Apple innovator?s life will capture the imaginations of the legions of readers who live and breathe the technocentric world Jobs created.
Told through a combination of black-and-white illustrations and handwritten text, this fast-paced and entertaining biography in graphic format presents the story of the ultimate American entrepreneur, the man who brought us Apple Computer, Pixar, Macs, iPods, iPhones, and more.
Jobs?s remarkable life reads like a history of the personal technology industry. He started Apple Computer in his parents? garage and eventually became the tastemaker of a generation, creating products we can?t live without. Through it all, he was an overbearing and demanding perfectionist, both impossible and inspiring. Capturing his unparalleled brilliance, as well as his many demons, Jessie Hartland?s engaging biography illuminates the meteoric successes, devastating setbacks, and myriad contradictions that make up the extraordinary life and legacy of the insanely great Steve Jobs.
AUTHOR: JESSIE HARTLAND
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INDIA
Subtitle: INSANELY GREAT
Author: JESSIE HARTLAND