In 1995 Steve Jobs called to invite Lawrence Levy, a Silicon Valley lawyer, to help run a failing graphics design company called Pixar. Together they rescued Pixar with an IPO that brought in $1.45 million the first day. Not long after, Toy Story turned Pixar into a multibillion-dollar company. A natural storyteller, Levy offers an inside look at the business and a fresh, sympathetic view of Jobs.
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To Pixar and Beyond
By Lawrence Levy
November; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; $27