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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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    Thomas 07-24-16
    Thomas 07-24-16 Member Since 2017
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    "An inspiring line of digestible experience stories"

    Audio isn't great but the stories told are engaging and contain a lot of useful experience knowledge. I now admire how Mr Branson has lived his life and and done business. I'd say this book contains the first glimpses of modern day business ethics that we are seeing more and more in startups around the world. Would definitely recommend.

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    Mr. 06-26-16
    Mr. 06-26-16 Member Since 2016
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    "An incredible life"

    Richard Branson is at once sincere, inspiring, relatable and humble. A very enjoyable listening experience.

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    stuart worringham 03-31-16
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    "Great insight into the world of Virgin"

    Great story of Virgin history and growth which is well told and left me wanting to hear more.

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    Janis 06-25-15
    Janis 06-25-15
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    "Really interesting book"

    Really interesting story from Richard Branson. Now we know his story on how he built his empire.

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    Raphael 05-25-15
    Raphael 05-25-15 Member Since 2015
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    "One of the most inspiring stories ever"

    Richard Branson is a unique entrepreneur: neither a computer geek nor an aggressive businessman - but one that admires life and want to make the most out of it. An inspiring story for anyone who aspires to build a business without sacrifices an entire life.

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    Ramón 04-10-15
    Ramón 04-10-15
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    "Brave, Bold,, Richard Branson Means business"

    Very crazy brave man and Bold for business that is a true entrepenur
    Just like anybody else with the real life problems, push the bar to his limits just to learn that there aré no limits, follow your heart doesnt matter if you sink, crash or you find in the eye pf the storm just do it, serve your fellow Man

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    Bhanu K. 04-03-15
    Bhanu K. 04-03-15
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    "Story of a man you want to be"

    I have always admired Richard Branson. A lot to learn. How not to kick a guy once he has fallen even though he had tried to kill you. I always beleived EQ is better than IQ. This is firm proof.

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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
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    "Rich Virgin"
    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!

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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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  • Adam David Taylor
    3/19/17
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    "Entertaining"

    Great audio book, killed a lot of time on my commute listening to this and did not disappoint.

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  • Craig
    2/7/17
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    "great listen!"

    really enjoyed this booked, even better that it was narrated by Sir Richard Branson himself. Definitely worth a listen if you have any interest in Richard Brandon's businesses or the virgin brand.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. Robins
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    2/3/17
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    "outstanding, pure Branson"

    honest, witty, relatable, bold and incredibly exciting. as I listened to Mr Branson's life story I couldn't help but wiahfully imagine such adventure happening in my life.

    truly inspirational

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  • Niall C.
    12/8/16
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    "it's like a chronological rendition of dates"

    no emotion it sense to this, just a rendition of dates and events that stay very safe

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  • MR DAVID NICOLL
    11/15/16
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    "A full and frank account of Richard Branson's life"

    A thoroughly enjoyable listen from start to finish. Richard Branson shares a lot of personal details and experiences. You can't stop listening.

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  • Matthew
    11/9/16
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    "couldn't stop reading"

    I love Richard Brandon. he is an incredible asset to Britain and someone to take inspiration from. after reading this I realised I know nothing about his early years. cheating. drugs. number of risks. it makes him the man he is today though. we all have history. he was a risk taker personally and in business. good read. couldn't believe the BA snooping. sounds like a film!

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  • Amazon Customer
    10/24/16
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    "Excellent autobiography"

    Really enjoyed the story and deep dive into Richard Branson's life. Really uncovered the trials and tribulations of running companies at his level and the impact on family. A must read in my opinion.

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  • Amazon Customer
    10/3/16
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    "Fantastic book I'll return to again and again"

    Everyone should read or listen to Richard's account of his tenacious approach and incredible life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • rossl1986
    10/3/16
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    "A bit short"

    Good book but quite short. He doesn't go into much detail. However he is very honest.

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  • Mike Freeman
    9/19/16
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    "An exceptional entrepreneur"

    So few so called super successful people have such a great home life or are anywhere close to being as authentic and transparent as this man. If all the super rich were of his caliber we would almost certainly live in a world that works for everyone.

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