Famous Failures: Hundreds of Hot Shots Who Got Rejected, Flunked Out, Worked Lousy Jobs, Goofed Up, or Did Time in Jail Before Achieving Phenomenal Success
Joey GreenISBN: 0977259021;
Just graduated with no prospects whatsoever? Been fired from your job? Rejected from a snazzy college? Looking for that next big break but coming up empty handed? Fear not, you’re in excellent company . . . • Albert Einstein failed the entrance exams to the Swiss Polytechnic Institute. • J. K. Rowling lived on welfare in an apartment infested with mice. • Muhammad Ali graduated 376th from a high school class of 391 students. • Julia Roberts auditioned for All My Children but didn’t get the part. • Dick Cheney flunked out of Yale University—twice. • And hundreds more! Each page of Famous Failures features a headline revealing the major failure of a person who later became phenomenally successful, and the smaller type at the bottom of each page explains that person's...
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