Elon Musk

He is the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films starring Robert Downey Junior. The personal tale of Musk’s life comes with all the trappings one associates with a great, drama-filled story.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk

South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. He is the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films starring Robert Downey Junior. The personal tale of Musk’s life comes with all the trappings one associates with a great, drama-filled story. He was a freakishly bright kid who was bullied brutally at school, and abused by his father. In the midst of these rough conditions, and the violence of apartheid South Africa, Musk still thrived academically and attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he paid his own way through school by turning his house into a club and throwing massive parties. He started a pair of huge dot-com successes, including PayPal, which eBay acquired for $1.5 billion in 2002. Musk was forced out as CEO and so began his lost years in which he decided to go it alone and baffled friends by investing his fortune in rockets and electric cars. Meanwhile Musk’s marriage disintegrated as his technological obsessions took over his life ... Elon Musk is the Steve Jobs of the present and the future, and for the past twelve months, he has been shadowed by tech reporter, Ashlee Vance. Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping our Future is an important, exciting and intelligent account of the real-life Iron Man.

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Elon Musk
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Ashlee Vance
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-21 - Publisher: Random House

South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all
Elon Musk
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Ashlee Vance
Categories: Businesspeople
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-24 - Publisher: Random House

Elon Musk is an inspirational role model for young entrepreneurs, breaking boundaries and revolutionising the tech-world. He is also the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films, starring Robert Downey Junior. From his humble beginnings in apartheid South Africa, he showed himself to be an exceptionally bright child,
Elon Musk
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Sara Green
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-01 - Publisher: Bellwether Media

Elon Musk has accomplished much in his young age, leading innovative companies like PayPal and Tesla. He has even founded a company that develops rockets for space travel! Young entrepreneurs will love finding out in this biographical title how MuskÕs early interests led to his career successes.
Penguin Readers Level 3: Elon Musk (ELT Graded Reader)
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Ashlee Vance
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-05 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises, the print edition also includes instructions to access supporting material online. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners
Elon Musk
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Ashlee Vance
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-19 - Publisher: Ecco

Elon Musk is the most daring entrepreneur of our time 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,

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