Elon Musk : Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future
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New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.
ISBN
9780062301253, 006230125X
Lexile measure
1200L
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1200 L
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First Ecco paperback edition.
Physical Desc
402 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Language
English
Lexile measure
1200

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"With new and updated material" -- Cover.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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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 pressing questions of our age: can the nation of inventors and creators who led the modern world for a century still compete in an age of fierce global competition? He argues that Musk is an amalgam of legendary inventors and industrialists including Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs. More than any other entrepreneur today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as the visionaries of the golden age of science-fiction fantasy.
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Vance, A. (2017). Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future. First Ecco paperback edition. New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Vance, Ashlee. 2017. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

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Vance, Ashlee, Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.

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Vance, Ashlee. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. First Ecco paperback edition. New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017. Print.

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