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Losing My Virginity Audiobook

Losing My Virginity

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Publisher's Summary

Losing My Virginity is an amazing memoir, a definitive business guide and an inspirational story that reveals Sir Richard's unique philosophy on business, the Virgin brand and life.

©1998 Richard Branson; (P)1998 Random House Audiobooks

What the Critics Say

"Grabs you on page one and never lets go... a rollercoaster ride... read what makes this brilliant and hardworking man tick." (Spectator)
"Candid and humorous." (The Times)
"An incredible man, and this is an incredible autobiography... a great read - sex, balloons, intrigue and money." (Sunday Business)
"Branson has a list of achievements unmatched by any other UK businessman. For anyone burning with entrepreneurial zeal, his reminiscences are akin to a sacred text." (Mail on Sunday)

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    Brent 03-05-15
    Brent 03-05-15 Listener Since 2009
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    "Great story, food for thought!"

    Great read with a story you can feel part of in a way. If you were around in the eighties an nineties so many moments in the book will trigger moments relative to your life. Very interesting. Highly recommended red.

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    Raghu 08-11-14
    Raghu 08-11-14 Member Since 2016
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    What did you love best about Losing My Virginity?

    The man and his hatred for rules.


    What did you like best about this story?

    His balloon expeditions and ability to collect proof against BA


    Which character – as performed by Richard Branson – was your favorite?

    I loved everything


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Absolutely


    Any additional comments?

    Inspiring read!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kim 02-28-14
    Kim 02-28-14
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    "I absolutely loved it!"
    Where does Losing My Virginity rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I was already a big fan of Branson but this book really took it to another level. It's so captivating to hear it from the horse's mouth. Quite a few laugh out loud memorable moments. A really great book narrated by a truly inspirational guy.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Losing My Virginity?

    Winning a bet against his Aunt if he swam across a river as a child and getting it over British Airways - both priceless stories.


    What about Richard Branson’s performance did you like?

    He is a sensational narrator!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, unfortunately life got in the way and I was forced to split it into 4-5 sessions ;)


    Any additional comments?

    Don't hesitate - a great listen!

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    Miroslaw Giby, Poland 05-17-12
    Miroslaw Giby, Poland 05-17-12 Member Since 2013

    I +1 Books.

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    "Amazing book. Amazing Narrator."

    Richard was always my inspiration. I started a business a few months ago and decided to read/listen (finally) his book. I love it.

    Amazing stories from his childhood, first business, becoming a businessman, starting a Virgin group. And what is more important more advices from Richard. How to build, how to scale, how to have fun.

    What is THE most important. Richard reads this book. He smiles when reads about funny moments, he's sad when he read about sad moments (like story about Iraq).

    Short, great read, much value for your entrepreneurs.

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    Nigel Bond Auckland, Auckland, NZ 11-10-09
    Nigel Bond Auckland, Auckland, NZ 11-10-09 Member Since 2013
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    "Great book read by the great man"

    I grew up admiring Richard Branson and reading this makes me understand his vitality and drive. I really enjoyed listening to him read the book in particular as you could tell at points he was getting emotional. Now I just need to find another book just as good!

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    Greg Dickson 02-07-09 Member Since 2014
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    "Entertaining, Insightful, and Real"

    I listened to this book from start to finish in an evening. I've never done that before, Branson's book was just so captivating, authentic, and inspiring - I just had to finish it. Likely the best business book I've heard or read.

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    Kelly Sze 12-09-08
    Kelly Sze 12-09-08 Member Since 2005
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    "Well, not much surprise."

    It is written nicely, however if you already know the guy and his past you won't find much surprise. On the other hand, if you would like to know how he became who he is. This is the book for you.

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  • Zach Wearden
    6/8/16
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    "Absolutely superb."

    Fascinating life stories, wonderful insights. This is now one of my favourite ever reads/listens.

    Give it a go. You won't regret it.

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  • Amazon Customer
    6/7/16
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    "Good but not brilliant"

    Good book but I felt like it's missing some personal details . Don't get me wrong there are parts where your eyes are wide open and I thought that shouldn't be shared but there are also moments where I felt like it's just missing something. It's good but I don't think I will remember it for long.

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  • Stephen soos
    5/16/16
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    "Inspiring"

    Wow. He is just like me in more ways than I could imagine. Onward and get out of my way.

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  • Oliver M Gilbert
    5/9/16
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    "Encapsulating! "

    An incredible story from an incredible man.
    Full of detail and fun... This is one to remember!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mario Kempster
    4/30/16
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    "Engaged in a virgin"

    Amazing Branson is an amazing orator telling his life with only the passion and honesty that he can. I felt both inspired to achieve and disappointed that I had not yet achieved and the only thing stopping me was my fear of everything. Which Branson brushes to one side and laughs it off.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • MR
    4/29/16
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    "A great insight"

    I knew very little about Richard Branson before listening to this, in particular the ups and downs of his early adult life. The book is an excellent insight in his life and the risks he's taken to get to where he has - I imagine this is the watered down version too!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Hasnain
    4/14/16
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    "Too short"

    This book was great but too short. Thanks Richard for sharing your story. I wanted to know more about your average day routine and other things

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Peter Dunwell
    4/13/16
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    "A decent listen."

    It's a good book to listen to, as it did inspire me to take actions with my own ideas I've had recently. Actually it's a very good book to read if you're also interested in how businesses act towards each other in business.

    Some parts did drag on. But once you've finished the book, you'd appreciate the choice you made to listen to the whole of it. Definately a good
    book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • tomasz kupczyk
    3/15/16
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    "Amazing autobiography."

    Absolutely loved it, who would have thought that Richard Branson had such an interesting life. Good for him! :)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Olivier Ayache
    3/14/16
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    "Brilliantly read by Branson himself"

    Fascinating entrepreneurial story, made to come alive by the fact Richard Branson reads it himself in a brilliant manner. Highly recommend.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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