ISBN (13)9781408231715 
Classification370.91724 WOO 
Title EntryLeaving Microsoft to change the world 
Class Scheme & Edition DDC 23 
AuthorsWood, John;  Rice, Chris (retold) 
Place of PublicationHarlow, England : 
Publisher's NamePearson Education Limited, 
Date of Publication2011 
Extentvi, 58p.  
Accompanying Materials+ 1 MP3 
Other Detailsactivities, colour illustrations, word list 
Series Responsibility - PersonalHopkins, Andy (editor) 
Series Statement TitlePenguin Readers, 
Item DescriptorThis chronicles John Wood's struggle to find a meaningful outlet for his managerial talents and entrepreneurial zeal. For every high-achiever who has ever wondered what life might be like giving back, Wood offers a vivid, emotional, and absorbing tale of how to take the lessons learned at a hard-charging company like Microsoft and apply them to one of the world's most pressing problems: the lack of basic literacy 
Formatted Content NoteSections include - Introduction; 'I promise you, we will meet again'; Return to Bahundanda; Walking away; A new life; A young man named Vu; 'Let's think big!'; September 11; 'Your life is a mess'; Cambodia; After the Tsunami; and The millionth book  
Level Content-AudienceEnglish Intermediate 
Subject Entry Graded readers
Wood, John - Biography
Education - Rural areas
Room to Read - Charity
Education - South Asia
Education - South East Asia
Executives - Microsoft 
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