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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
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Ashlee Vance. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. Unabridged HarperAudio, 2015.

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Elon Musk spotlights the technology and vision of Elon Musk, the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity, who 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.

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Thorough and insightful, Elon Musk brings to life a technology industry that is rapidly and dramatically changing by examining the life of one of its most powerful and influential titans.

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