Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2005
CD ISBN 0739321617 $29.95 Five CDs
DD ISBN 0739321625 $20.97
If you Google this title, you'll get 160,000 references for the print version and only 185 references for the audiobook. That's odd considering the great job narrator Adam Grupper does conveying the Google founders' "Do no evil" mission. The audiobook provides a thorough chronological history of the search engine company, beginning with a family history of its two founders and ending with the current litigation over Google's plan to scan library books for Internet viewing--a lawsuit that Random House, the publisher of this slightly fawning company history, supports. As with many audiobooks, abridgment works well. And, of course, if you need any more information, you can always Google it. R.W.S. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 06]
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