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New York Instances and World Bestseller 

Named One of the crucial Best possible Books of the 12 months through The Wall Side road Magazine, NPR, Audible and Amazon

More than 2 million copies sold

In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is each an illuminating and licensed take a look at the ordinary lifetime of certainly one of Silicon Valley’s so much enjoyable, unpredictable, and impressive marketers–an actual-existence Tony Stark–and an interesting exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new “makers.”
Elon Musk spotlights the generation and imaginative and prescient of Elon Musk, the well known entrepreneur and innovator at the back of SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity, who bought certainly one of his Web firms, PayPal, for $1.5 billion. Ashlee Vance captures the entire spectacle and arc of the genius’s existence and paintings, from his tumultuous upbringing in South Africa and flight to the US to his dramatic technical inventions and entrepreneurial interests.
Vance makes use of Musk’s tale to discover One of the crucial urgent questions of our age: can the country of inventors and creators who led the up to date world for a century nonetheless compete in an age of fierce world pageant? He argues that Musk–one of the crucial abnormal and hanging figures in American industry historical past–is a up to date, visionary amalgam of mythical inventors and industrialists together with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs. Greater than every other entrepreneur these days, Musk has devoted his energies and his personal huge fortune to inventing a long run that may be as wealthy and a long way-achieving because the visionaries of the golden age of technology-fiction fable.
Thorough and insightful, Elon Musk brings to existence a generation trade that may be impulsively and dramatically converting through analyzing the lifetime of certainly one of its so much robust and influential titans.