1 edition of Bad blood found in the catalog.
Written in English
For Seth Garrett, there"s no such thing as too rich or too beautiful. His family taught him that anything less than the best simply isn"t an option. Now he"s out to prove he can be the most successful Garrett--and Rachel McNeal fits the bill. She"s pretty, hard-working, good in bed--and willing to finance his dreams. He thinks she"s perfect wife material--until he meets her relatives and discovers they"re far from perfect. No problem, Seth"s got a truly flawless replacement lined up to give him the good life he"s entitled to. . . Steady and sensible, Rachel always believed the best about people. She thought Seth was the man of her dreams. But she can deal with the hurt and move on. Until she discovers the true reason Seth dumped her--and just how deep his contempt for her runs. She"s done forgiving, much less forgetting. And taking his world apart piece by piece is only the beginning of her long-game payback.
Includes reading group guide discussion questions.
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This story is still very relevant in the news, with updates still coming out all the time. It seemed the jig was up! The problem? It seems like everyone had a secret sibling, a forbidden romance, a parent who turned out to be a murderer, a relative who was a victim of a crime, in a cult, or both, etc. She dressed like him.
Alabama passed several laws requiring the reporting of infectious disease and still somehow through all of the revisions of these laws, the Tuskegee people were not held accountable nor were they required to follow the law. Bad Blood makes it clear that plenty of people were skeptical from the start. Click the link below to begin the account deactivation process. If they had, they might have noticed the red flags a lot sooner. It never came close to working. I recommend both the book and the film.
They all thought it was their ticket to fame and fortune. Shomaker to retireand then quietly dropped that particular project. By contrast, Holmes forgot to apply self-shielding, which let her reality distortion field twist her own perception of reality. Second, this story is amazing. In spite of all her deceit and lies, she possesses some kind of hypnotic genius.
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To start, a company needs relevant experts on its board of directors. My goodness, it was so unnecessary how many individual characters exist in this world and are given page time. With two different cults taking the front of the story, it was extremely difficult to follow.
Then, only a year later, Forbes revised their estimation of Holmes to be worth absolutely nothing.
Their technology never worked. If you want to save this summary for later, download the free PDF and read it whenever you want. By signing up you agree to our Terms of Service.
The stories of these employees include those of a scientist Ian Gibbons driven to suicide by the demands of working for the company; those of a pair of younger scientists Tyler Shultz and Erika Cheung whose concerns about Theranos and its operations led them to desperate attempts to inform others about those concerns; and a former lab director Alan Beamwhose eventual departure from the company was defined by a reluctance to keep defending it against complaints from physicians unhappy with its practices.
If so, in what way? Theranos—not to be confused with Thanatos, the god of death, or Thanos, the purple Marvel villain—raised money on a too-good-to-be-true promise of a pitch deck: a revolutionary household box that could administer a number of medical tests—all with a single prick.
The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Carreyrou, John. Bad Blood makes it clear that plenty of people were skeptical from the start. And yet, Theranos did exactly that, at least for a time. Eventually, the regulators caught up to them and started conducting surprise lab inspections because of tips from anonymous ex-employees.
I could go on and on, but suffice it to say that I was totally outraged after reading this book. The church seemed too exaggerated to me, and I felt that it actually could have been a better story if the abuse had been toned down somewhat.
Say what you will about E. So it may not be everyone's cup of tea. I believe that the assumption that she was the manipulator, is naive, as a rule of thumb, those dreamers are usually the ones being manipulated. The Naturals was such a favorite of mine and the final installment did preserve some of the reasons why I loved it so much.
First, if North Korea ever launched a startup, Theranos would be it. This, in turn, leads to the company losing its value and reputation, and to the possibility of criminal charges.
Bad blood book was really confusing and after finishing, I still have little to no grasp on the rules, history, and motivation of these cults. Her entire M. Or maybe you just want to read more nonfiction?
She also put a ton of time and effort into distribution partnerships and sales. Carreyrou writes a lot about how Holmes idolized Steve Jobs and his unwillingness to compromise on his vision.Bad Blood absolutely blew my mind. I had no idea what the was going on with Holmes and Theranos.
This book, written by Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou, gives you the play-by-play of how the Stanford drop-out built a NINE BILLION DOLLAR company and became one of the youngest BILLIONAIRES ($B at her peak) ever without ever really. May 21, · An Amazon Best Book of May In Bad Blood, the Wall Street Journal’s John Carreyrou takes us through the step-by-step history of Theranos, a Silicon Valley startup that became almost mythical, in no small part due to its young, charismatic founder Elizabeth Holmes.
In fact, Theranos was mythical for a different reason, because the technological promise it was founded /5(K). May 21, · Titled after the eleventh best song onJohn Carreyrou’s Bad Blood is a scrupulously reported book about Silicon Valley hubris. You might recall Carreyrou’s reporting last.
May 21, · In “Bad Blood,” John Carreyrou tells of the rise and incredible fall of Theranos, the biotech company that was going to revolutionize blood testing. Sections SEARCHAuthor: Roger Lowenstein.
The book includes a lot of quotes from primary sources and individuals directly involved in the study-- which is great. "Bad Blood" was initially published about 10 years after the AP brought the study to light, so it is a little light on discussing the ramifications of the study.4/5.
A book-length treatment titled Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup () won the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. A film version is in the works starring Jennifer Lawrence, written by Vanessa Taylor, and directed by Adam sylvaindez.comion: Duke University (B.A.).