Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (Young Readers')

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Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.3 X 1.2 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062463289

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About the Author

Ashlee Vance is the New York Times bestselling author of Elon Musk and a feature writer at Bloomberg Businessweek. He's also the host of Hello World, a travel show that centers on inventors and scientists all over the planet. Previously, he worked as a reporter for The New York Times, The Economist, and The Register.

Reviews
"Along with views of youth and early geekdom...[Vance] relates suspenseful accounts of technical and financial crises, conducts tours of Musk's factories...and brings his story up to early 2016. Overall, the author offers a picture of a brilliant, driven man...A modern American success story, neither overly earnest nor unreservedly adulatory."--Kirkus Reviews
"An informative and easy-to-follow biography of one of today's top innovators for young readers."--Booklist
"Vance maintains a lively pace and explains the groundbreaking technology in a way that is accessible and exciting....Highly recommended for high school and ambitious middle school readers for its insights into Musk, technology, and venture capitalism."--School Library Journal
"Musk may not be as instantly recognizable to teens as Zuckerberg or Jobs, but given his work with PayPal, Tesla, and SpaceX, he should be. Vance delves into all of his work with detailed passion.--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"A valuable addition to STEM-themed collections."--Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)