Elon Musk : Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future / by Ashlee Vance
By: Vance, Ashlee.Publisher: New York : Ecco, 2015Description: 392 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780062301239.Subject(s): Entrepreneurs | Business enterprises | Leadership | BiographiesOnline resources: Download as an eBook Summary
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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 -- Epilogue.
Offers a lively, investigative account of innovative businessman Elon Musk. Traces his journey from South Africa to Silicon Valley, and then on to creating Tesla, SpaceX and Solar city during which he took bold risks on new technology and generated a $5 billion fortune.