Trader Joe's founder tells grocer's story in new book

2021-06-21

The story of Joe Coulombe and the founding of the Trader Joe's grocery chain is showcased in a new autobiography compiled by Coulombe before he died last year at age 89. "Becoming Trader Joe," published by HarperCollins, is being released Tuesday and was completed by co-author Patty Civalleri and Leroy Watson, an original Trader Joe's employee and friend of Coulombe.

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