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John Wainwright – Amazon’s first customer

Amazon's first customer - John Wainwright

John Wainwright was Amazon’s very first customer. He bought Douglas Hofstadter’s “Fluid Concepts And Creative Analogies: Computer Models Of The Fundamental Mechanisms Of Thought” for $27.95. John has retained the book along with the packing slip (from April 1995) and hopes Jeff Bezos would buy it one day for loads of money!

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