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Random House presents the ABRIDGED audiobook edition of Finding My Virginity, written and read by Sir Richard Branson.

Fifty years ago Sir Richard Branson started his first business. In his new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, the Virgin founder shares his personal, intimate thoughts on five decades as the world's ultimate entrepreneur.

In Finding My Virginity, Sir Richard Branson shares the secrets that have seen his family business grow from a student magazine into a global brand, his dreams of private citizens flying to space develop from a childhood fantasy to the brink of reality and his focus shift from battling bigger rivals to changing business for good. Following on from where best-selling Losing My Virginity left off at the dawn of the new millennium, Finding My Virginity takes the listener on a roller-coaster ride with the enigmatic entrepreneur. Learn how Branson created 10 different billion-dollar businesses and hundreds more companies across dozens of sectors, going from a houseboat to his own private island.

But this book goes far beyond the numbers - it is a journey into the heart and mind of Britain's best loved businessman. Join Sir Richard as he juggles working life with raising his children, Holly and Sam; building a marriage with his wife, Joan; and creating a unique company culture. Discover how he created a new life on Necker Island while continuing to grow the Virgin brand into all corners of the world. Get the real story behind adventures and run-ins with everyone from Bill Gates and Rupert Murdoch to Nelson Mandela and Beyoncé. Go behind the scenes as Sir Richard Branson creates the world's first commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic, and handles the biggest crisis he has ever faced. Get under the skin of world record attempts on land, sea and air, and see how the original business hippy adapted to becoming a doting 'grand-dude' to his three grandchildren, Eva-Deia, Etta and Artie.

This is the true account of how the Virgin founder reinvented himself and his brand for the 21st century while continuing to push boundaries, break rules and reach for the stars in more ways than one. This is the story of the man behind the beard, the business, the bravado and the brand. Find out how the ultimate entrepreneur did it for the first time - all over again.

©2017 Richard Branson (P)2017 Random House Audiobooks

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entertaining audio book

great narration from the author and some inspiring stories. A book full of life experiences worthwhile the sharr

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Brilliant Sir Richard Branson

Inspirational retell of an amazing journey by Sir Richard. Loved that it is narrated by the author.

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Sensational at finding the Book Spot

Full of amazing insight into some of the biggest things in recent history and an overall interesting approach to business that provides wisdom and optimism in what's next something only Richard can do :)

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Great Story for a Great Guy

Left me wanting more, great to hear him read the highlights of the book. Didn’t realise he had so many business or global influence. Initially I thought his voice was boring but the more you listen the better it gets

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An enspiring read

I'm a huge fan and Sir Richard. I particularly enjoyed listening to his voice tell his story.

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fascinating

He expresses gratitude abundantly. .. inspiring to listen to and to hear his voice so gentle. .

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"I'm not a grandad...I'm a grandude!"

I'm not a grandad...I'm a grandude!" this bit made me laugh out loud. I'm so inspiring to know that ordinary people really can become and do extraordinary things and be a soulful influence in the world. I have a new found admiration for Richard and his team and a reasured trust in his brand Vergin. I genuinly enjoyed this audio book start to finish...I was a little sad when it finished actually. I hope to met Richard and The Elders one day...I imagin it'll be like a little acorn looking up at a great tree. Next auidobook - Nelson Mandela!

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Amazing

Great read and amazing story would highly recommend to anyone looking for some inspiration a

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  • Michael Little
  • 23-11-2020

Great listen, but get the unabridged version!

great book on the whole but feels too summarised in effort to shorten. Understanding Branson requires a longer listen

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  • Bernard Sweeney
  • 14-07-2020

Fantastic follow on from loosing my virginity

Wonderful book and so easy to listen too, Richard Branson is one of the most addictive personalities of this time

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  • Matthew M.
  • 29-10-2019

Delivered well

A great, honest account of Richards and Virgins milestones delivered incredibly well. Both informative and engaging.

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  • Peter S.
  • 03-10-2019

An interesting life

It’s hard not to be in envious of Richards current lifestyle until the reader learns that Richard is just like the rest of us. He’s had many problems, and a few opportunities. Unlike most of us he’s made the most of all of these. Great book, well written and narrated.

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  • William Mears
  • 27-02-2019

For those who dream bigger.

I listened to this on Audible. Read by Mr Branson himself, it is a wonderfull listen from a man who just keeps going for it. Still today in 2019 he is not far away from Virgin bringing you on a trip to the stratosphere. Just goes to show your Dreams are never too big to Dream.

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  • Espec
  • 30-01-2019

Such a geniune follow of life of the great Branson

Pleasant listening of the Grand Dude Branson & his family ventures . God bless him

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  • Cliente Amazon
  • 14-01-2019

Great book

Very inspiring and can’t wait to listen to more of his books. I’ve learnt a lot just from his strategies on how to run a business and live your life.

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  • Frederick Worrell
  • 07-12-2018

exceptional autobiography of a great leader

loved it , such a exceptional autobiography of a great leader and man. Very inspiring and a fantastic read.

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  • VARUN K.
  • 25-09-2018

Excellent to listen

Richard Branson is an excellent motivator. His powerful voice is a great listen. Thank you.

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  • Ghost Writer
  • 19-09-2018

excellent great follow up to losing my virginity

excellent great follow up to losing my virginity whilst occasionally Richard seemed a bit rushed still very enjoyable

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