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Riding the Runaway Horse: The Rise and Decline of Wang Laboratories

Kenney, Charles C.

Published by Little, Brown, Boston, 1992
ISBN 10: 0316489190 / ISBN 13: 9780316489195
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Title: Riding the Runaway Horse: The Rise and ...

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good +

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Second printing. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpaper: "To C-- M-- / Best wishes / Charles C. Kenney." Book is tight and unmarked; spine slightly cocked; a ding to top board edges; corners sharp, spine ends unbumped. The dust jacket is price-clipped. Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 004543

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Synopsis: When ambitious young Chinese immigrant An Wang founded Wang Laboratories in 1951, the company operated out of a single room, had two employees, and made $15,000 its first year. By the 1970s, however, it had become a sprawling empire with revenues of $2.5 billion. But hard times were ahead for this computer giant. . . . 16 pages of photographs.

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