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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future
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1200L
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Published:
New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illlustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062301239, 0062301233, 0062301233, 9780062301239 :, 9780062301239, 0062301233
Lexile measure:
1200

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
"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. In this lively, investigative account, veteran technology journalist Ashlee Vance offers an unprecedented look into the remarkable life and times of Silicon Valley's most audacious businessman. Written with exclusive access to Musk, his family, and his friends, the book traces his journey from his difficult upbringing in South Africa to his ascent to the pinnacle of the global business world"--From publisher description.
Target Audience
1200L,Lexile
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APA Citation (style guide)

Vance, A. (2015). Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future. First edition. New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Vance, Ashlee. 2015. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Vance, Ashlee, Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Vance, Ashlee. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. First edition. New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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