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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk's relentless drive and ingenious vision. A modern alloy of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs, Musk is the man behind PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and SolarCity, each of which has sent shock waves throughout American business and industry. More than any other executive today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as a science fiction fantasy.
Written with exclusive access to Musk, his family, and friends, the book traces his journey from his difficult upbringing to the pinnacle of the global business world. See Musk as a driven immigrant bent on realizing his wildest dreams. Learn about Musk's roller-coaster life that brought him grave disappointments alongside massive successes.
At a time when many American companies are more interested in chasing easy money than in taking bold risks on radical new technology, Musk stands out as the only businessman with enough dynamism and vision to tackle--and even revolutionize--three industries at once. Elon Musk is a brilliant, penetrating examination of what Musk's career means for a technology industry undergoing dramatic change and offers a taste of what could be an incredible century ahead.
- Hard cover
- 392 pages
- 6.25"w x 9.25"h x 1.25"h