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ISBN-10: 074323815X

ISBN-13: 9780743238151

Boy meets dot-com, boy falls for dot-com, boy flees dot-com in horror. So is going essentially the most perversely hilarious love tales you are going to ever learn, person who blends tech tradition, hero worship, cat muddle, Albanian economics, enterprise capitalism, and loose bagels right into a surreal cocktail of fantasy.
In 1998, whilst Amazon.com went to temp organisations to recruit humans, they gave them an easy directive: ship us your freaks. Mike Daisey -- slacker, onetime aesthetics significant, dilettante -- appeared excellent for the task. His ascension from lowly temp to customer support consultant to enterprise improvement hustler over the process twenty-one puppy years is the stuff of either desires and nightmares.
With lunatic precision, Daisey describes the lightless dice farms during which publication orders have been scrawled on Post-its whereas technicians struggled to deliver desktops again on-line; the fourteen-hour days fueled by means of caffeine, fanaticism, and illicit day-trading from workplace desks made up of doorways; his unusual compulsion to ship loose books to Norwegians; and the fevered insistence of BizDev higher-ups that the proper company associate was once Pets.com -- the now-extinct corporation that spent all its resources on a sock puppet.
In those pages, you will meet Warren, the cowboy of shopper provider, in a position to verbally hog-tying even the main abusive client; Amazon worker #5, a reclusive desktop gamer worthy a funky $300 million, who spends a minimum of six hours an afternoon locked in his place of work killing goblins; and Jean-Michele, Mike's female friend and sparring companion, who attempts to maintain him grounded, at the same time dot-com mania seduces them either. At strategic durations, the narrative is punctuated by means of hysterically sincere letters to CEO Jeff Bezos -- missives that appear ripped from the collective subconscious of dot-com disciples across the world.
21 puppy Years is an epic tale of greed, self-deception, and heartbreak, a wickedly humorous anthem to an period of bounteous inventory innovations and boundless insanity.

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