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Barefoot to Billionaire
$35.00
Billionaire entrepreneur, distinguished public servant, and father of a former governor and presidential candidate, Jon M. Huntsman, Sr. has been very fortunate in life. The company he founded in 1970, the Huntsman Corporation, is now one of the largest petrochemical manufacturers in the world, employing more than 12,000 people and generating over $10 billion in revenue each year. Success in business, though, has always been a means to an end—never an end in itself.

In Barefoot to Billionaire, Huntsman revisits the key moments in his life that shaped his view of faith, family, service, and the responsibility that comes with wealth. He writes candidly about his brief tenure in the Nixon administration, which preceded the Watergate scandal but still left a deep impression on him about the abuse of power and the significance of personal respect and integrity. He also opens up about his faith and prominent membership in the Church of Latter-Day Saints.

But most importantly, Huntsman reveals the rationale behind his commitment to give away his entire fortune before his death. In 1995, Jon and his wife Karen founded the Huntsman Cancer Institute and have since dedicated more than a billion dollars of their personal funds to the fight for a cure. They don’t plan to stop giving until the battle is won. In this increasingly materialistic world, Barefoot to Billionaire is a refreshing reminder of the enduring power of traditional values.


Praise for Jon M. Huntsman Sr.:


“One of the finest human beings, industrial leaders and philanthropists on the planet.” —Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

“The way Jon conducts his business and lives his life will not only inspire you to be a better person, citizen, and entrepreneur, it also will give you hope that the good guys don't finish last.” —Glenn Beck

“Jon Huntsman is a different breed. He believes business is a creative endeavor, similar to a theater production, wherein integrity must be the central character.” —Larry King



Jon M. Huntsman, Sr. is the author of the Wall Street Journal–bestselling book Winners Never Cheat. A graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, he is the chairman and founder of the Huntsman Corporation and has served as Staff Secretary and Special Assistant to President Richard M. Nixon before resigning in 1972. In 1995, he founded the Huntsman Cancer Institute, one of America’s largest cancer research centers. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Karen.
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A Book of Five Rings (Paperback)
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The national bestseller that corporate America loves. Learn More

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The Collapse of Globalism
$29.95
An incisive and compelling consideration of hte rebirth of nationalism after the demise of globalization, by a renowned economist and philosopher. Learn More

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The Fighting Spirit of Japan
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Spiritual component of the martial arts. Learn More

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Greed and Glory on Wall Street:
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A riveting account of ambition, greed and folly. Learn More

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Heaven's Bankers
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A trillion dollar financial industry is revolutionizing the global economy. Governments and corporations across the Islamic world are increasingly turning to finance that complies with Sharia law in order to fund economic growth. Even in the West, Islamic finance is rapidly becoming an important alternative source of funding at a time when the conventional finance industry is reeling from the effects of the financial crisis.

From its origins in the seventh century, Islamic finance has sought to develop core ethical principles that are based in the foundations of Islam and Shari‘a. By engaging critically with the complexities of international finance, it has evolved and adapted into a world emerging from the economic and moral aftermath of a global financial crisis. But with an increasing Western interest, is it able to remain true to the principles of its faith? Can it maintain its ideals of social justice? Or is Islamic finance guilty of the very dangers it seeks to avoid?

In Heaven’s Bankers, Harris Irfan, one of the world’s leading Islamic finance bankers, gives unparalleled insight into the heart of this secretive industry. From his personal experience of working with leading bankers, scholars and lawyers, he debunks the myths of Islamic banking, analyses its greatest deals and looks to the future of a system that has reprioritized the very nature of money itself.


Harris Irfan is one of the world’s leading Islamic finance bankers. He is the founder and managing partner of Cordoba Capital, an independent Islamic finance advisory firm, and was formerly global head of Islamic finance at the Barclays Group. Before working at Barclays, he was a co-founder of Deutsche Bank’s world-leading Islamic finance team. He has represented various institutions to media organizations such as the BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, Reuters and the Financial Times. Learn More

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The international bestseller that gives an edgy preview of the near future. Learn More

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Return to the Little Kingdom
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Twenty-five years later, revisiting the first authorized biography of Apple and its co-founder and celebrity CEO, Steve Jobs. Learn More

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Return to the Little Kingdom
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In 1984, The Little Kingdom told the story of Apple’s first decade alongside the histories of Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Now Moritz revisits his classic biography in light of what Apple has become, offering for the first time in paperback the only from the ground up account of Apple’s early years. Learn More

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Tiger Head, Snake Tails
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Right up to the minute — includes analysis of China’s once-in-a-decade leadership change, an eye-opening account of the emerging superpower and a brilliant history by the great China journalist. Learn More

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