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L.L.Bean: The Making of an American Icon

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  • Written by Leon Gorman, grandson of founder L.L. Bean
  • A behind-the-scenes look at L.L.Bean's history and culture
  • Includes 16 pages of photographs

Written by Leon Gorman, L.L.Bean Chairman and grandson of company founder Leon Leonwood Bean, this is a fascinating true-to-life account of our nearly century-old company. The story candidly reveals Gorman's behind-the-scenes struggles to balance change with tradition and how to shape a career – and a business – around bedrock values. Spanning four decades, the story reveals the funny, poignant and often engrossing details of managing the L.L.Bean legacy during the best and worst of times. Hardcover; 336 pages, including 16 pages of photographs. USA.

Written by Leon Gorman, L.L.Bean Chairman and grandson of company founder Leon Leonwood Bean, this is a fascinating true-to-life account of our nearly century-old company. The story candidly reveals Gorman's behind-the-scenes struggles to balance change with tradition and how to shape a career – and a business – around bedrock values. Spanning four decades, the story reveals the funny, poignant and often engrossing details of managing the L.L.Bean legacy during the best and worst of times. Hardcover; 336 pages, including 16 pages of photographs. USA.

"...More than the usual business book. Leon Gorman tells this story with his characteristic charm, wit, and self-effacing humor...."

–Former US Senator
George J. Mitchell

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