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Elon Musk : Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future

Author: Ashlee Vance
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Elon Musk, the entrepreneur and innovator behind SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity, sold one of his internet companies, PayPal, for $1.5 billion. Ashlee Vance captures the full spectacle and arc of the genius's life and work, from his tumultuous upbringing in South Africa and flight to the United States to his dramatic technical innovations and entrepreneurial pursuits. Vance uses Musk's story to explore one of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
People
Narrative non-fiction
Named Person: Elon Musk; Elon Musk; Elon Musk; Elon Musk; Elon Musk
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ashlee Vance
ISBN: 9780062301239 0062301233 075355562X 9780753555620 0753555638 9780753555637 9780062469670 0062469673
OCLC Number: 881436803
Description: 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Elon's world --
Africa --
Canada --
Elon's first start-up --
PayPal mafia boss --
Mice in space --
All electric --
Pain, suffering and survival --
Liftoff --
The revenge of the electric car --
The unified field theory of Elon Musk.
Other Titles: Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future
Responsibility: Ashlee Vance.

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South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. This book tells the personal tale of Musk's life comes with all the trappings one  Read more...
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"For anyone interested in technology, entrepreneurship or the price of greatness, Ashlee Vance's new book is a tremendous look into arguably the world's most important entrepreneur. Vance paints an Read more...

 
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