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A beautiful hardcover book chronicling the Commodore Amiga years. First hand interviews, inspiring stories, and lots of laughs.
A beautiful hardcover book chronicling the Commodore Amiga years. First hand interviews, inspiring stories, and lots of laughs.
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    A huge THANK YOU from me! You also receive access to Kickstarter project updates.

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    A DIGITAL EBOOK edition of Commodore: The Amiga Years. The eBook comes in your choice of Kindle Mobi, ePub or PDF. All versions are DRM-free.

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    A HARDCOVER BOOK, the EBOOK edition, and a durable custom bookmark featuring artwork by the cover designer, Hayden Sundmark. Get ready to relive the eighties all over again!

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    Pledge CA$ 42 or more About $32

    TWO DIGITAL EBOOKS. Includes eBooks of Commodore: The Amiga Years and one of the following (your choice via a personal survey when the Kickstarter ends):
    Option #1: A bonus eBook called Commodore: The Early Years covering 1954 to 1975.
    Option #2: Commodore: A Company on the Edge
    Option #3: Sophistication & Simplicity: The Life and Times of the Apple II
    (see Rewards Highlights section below for more information)

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    Pledge CA$ 50 or more About $38

    The HARDCOVER SIGNATURE EDITION for the collector in you, with the inside title page signed and dated by the author. Also includes the eBook edition and a durable custom bookmark featuring artwork by the cover designer, Hayden Sundmark.

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    Pledge CA$ 58 or more About $45

    Receive HARDCOVER and EBOOK editions of Commodore: The Amiga Years plus one of the following eBooks (your choice via a personal survey when the Kickstarter ends):
    Option #1: A bonus eBook called Commodore: The Early Years covering 1954 to 1975.
    Option #2: Commodore: A Company on the Edge
    Option #3: Sophistication & Simplicity: The Life and Times of the Apple II
    (see Rewards Highlights section below)

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    Pledge CA$ 60 or more About $46

    The complete DIGITAL COLLECTION of THREE different eBooks covering Commodore history from 1954 to 1994. Includes Commodore: A Company on the Edge, Commodore: The Amiga Years, and a bonus eBook called Commodore: The Early Years. (see Rewards Highlights section below for full description)
    OPTION #2: Have you already read "Commodore: A Company on the Edge"? Substitute it with Steven Weyhrich's masterpiece, "Sophistication & Simplicity: The Life and Times of the Apple II" (digital eBook).

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    Pledge CA$ 70 or more About $54

    Receive a HARDCOVER edition of Commodore: The Amiga Years plus a PAPERBACK edition of Commodore: The Early Years covering 1954 to 1975. Plus eBook versions of both books and two bookmarks.
    (see Rewards Highlights section below)

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    Pledge CA$ 78 or more About $60

    The EXTENDED CONTENT collection featuring THREE different books covering Commodore history from 1954 to 1994. Includes both HARDCOVER and EBOOK copies of Commodore: A Company on the Edge, Commodore: The Amiga Years, and a bonus eBook called Commodore: The Early Years. Two unique durable custom bookmarks featuring artwork by the cover designer, Hayden Sundmark. (see Rewards Highlights section below for full description)
    OPTION #2: Have you already read "Commodore: A Company on the Edge"? Substitute it with Steven Weyhrich's hardcover masterpiece, "Sophistication & Simplicity: The Life and Times of the Apple II".

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    Pledge CA$ 100 or more About $77

    Be one of only 64 people (in honor of Commodore's best selling 8-bit) to have your name immortalized in the book! Your name will appear on a special DEDICATION page in Commodore: The Amiga Years (digital and hardcover). Plus everything at the $78 level.

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    Pledge CA$ 108 or more About $83

    Receive three books: HARDCOVER editions of Commodore: A Company on the Edge and Commodore: The Amiga Years plus a PAPERBACK edition of Commodore: The Early Years covering 1954 to 1975. Plus eBook versions of all three books and two bookmarks.
    (see Rewards Highlights section below)
    Option #2: Substitute Commodore: A Company on the Edge with Sophistication & Simplicity: The Life and Times of the Apple II.

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    Pledge CA$ 145 or more About $111

    Receive four books: HARDCOVER editions of Commodore: A Company on the Edge, Commodore: The Amiga Years, and Sophistication & Simplicity: The Life and Times of the Apple II plus a PAPERBACK edition of Commodore: The Early Years covering 1954 to 1975. Plus eBook versions of all four books and two bookmarks.
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    Pledge CA$ 375 or more About $288

    Relic hunter? Autograph hunter? Receive an AUTOGRAPHED FIRST EDITION hardcover book "On the Edge: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Commodore" (out of print) signed by seven prominent Commodore employees featured in the books and the author.
    Also includes everything at the $100 level.

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    Pledge CA$ 400 or more About $307

    DINNER with Legends (West Coast). Join a soiree hosted by Amiga 1000 designer and bon vivant RJ Mical, Commodore marketing manager Caryn Mical, along with special guests Glenn Keller (Amiga hardware and chip designer) and Bill Seiler (PET hardware designer, video chip designer). RJ is well known in the valley for hosting private dinner parties and will personally prepare an incredible meal for you and his guests! Get your books signed by the real creators of your favorite Commodore computers.
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    Pledge CA$ 400 or more About $307

    DINNER with Legends (East Coast). Hang out and enjoy a once in a lifetime meal with the people who designed your favorite computers. Join C128 designer Bil Herd (who will punch you in the face on special request), Amiga 2000 and 3000 designer Dave Haynie, Amiga software manager and game developer Andy Finkel (VIC-20/C64 Omega Race), and Hedley Davis (Amiga and Xbox 360 hardware engineer). Eat, drink, hear NSFW stories, ask burning questions, take pictures and get stuff autographed. It will be an amazing meal in the New York/Pennsylvania area near where Commodore Headquarters was located!
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    Pledge CA$ 400 or more About $307

    DINNER with Legends (UK). Have a merry dinner with four people who made a difference during the Commodore years. David Pleasance started with Commodore UK in 1983 as Sales & Marketing Director and finished in 1994 as General Manager.The other guests will be announced on Kickstarter during this campaign.
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    Pledge CA$ 450 or more About $345

    The Tramiel. Receive a one of a kind AUTOGRAPHED FIRST EDITION hardcover book "On the Edge: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Commodore" (out of print) signed by Commodore founder Jack Tramiel, seven prominent Commodore employees featured in the books and the author.
    Also includes an original Commodore business card and everything at the $100 level.

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