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    • Elon Musk

    • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    • By: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42,226
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37,724
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37,647

    In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs - a real-life Tony Stark - and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best of competence porn

    • By Tristan on 08-20-16
    • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    • By: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 05-19-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 42,226 ratings

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Elon Musk

    • By: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 694
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 624
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 629

    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, Jr. The personal tale of Musk's life comes with all the trappings one associates with a great, drama-filled story.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating insight

    • By innovate risk on 10-26-17

    Regular price: $25.58

    • Elon Musk

    • Tesla, PayPal, SpaceX - l'entrepreneur qui va changer le monde
    • By: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Jérôme Carrette
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Elon Musk fait partie de ceux qui changent les règles du jeu. Largement considéré comme le plus grand industriel du moment, il porte l'innovation à des niveaux rarement atteints au point d'avoir servi de modèle pour Tony Stark, alias Iron Man. À 44 ans, il a monté en quelques années une entreprise, Tesla, qui révolutionne l'industrie automobile, une autre, SpaceX, qui concurrence Arianespace. Il a auparavant bouleversé le marché des paiements avec PayPal. Son objectif ultime : coloniser Mars.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An in-depth look into this visionary leader's life

    • By Jean Lambert on 11-26-17
    • Tesla, PayPal, SpaceX - l'entrepreneur qui va changer le monde
    • By: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Jérôme Carrette
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 07-14-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 37 ratings

    Regular price: $24.18

    • Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future: Young Readers' Edition

    • By: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    With exclusive access to Elon, his family, and his friends, this book traces Elon's journey from a kid in South Africa to a young man in the United States, his dramatic technical inventions, and his world-changing companies. Elon has sparked new levels of innovation in the world, and this book gives young listeners a detailed but fast-paced look at his story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book!

    • By Anonymous User on 07-25-18

    Regular price: $22.81

    • Wie Elon Musk die Welt verändert - Die Biografie

    • By: Ashlee Vance, Elon Musk
    • Narrated by: Michael J. Diekmann
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Elon Musk ist der da Vinci des 21. Jahrhunderts. Seine Firmengründungen lesen sich wie das Who's who der zukunftsträchtigsten Unternehmen der Welt. Alles, was dieser Mann anfasst, scheint zu Gold zu werden. Mit PayPal revolutionierte er das Zahlen im Internet, mit Tesla schreckte er die Autoindustrie auf und sein Raumfahrtunternehmen SpaceX ist aktuell das weltweit einzige Unternehmen, das ein Raumschiff mit großer Nutzlast wieder auf die Erde zurückbringen kann.

    Regular price: $16.07

    • Elon Musk [Russian Edition]

    • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    • By: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Maxim Kireev
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    In Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, veteran technology journalist Ashlee Vance provides the first inside look into the extraordinary life and times of Silicon Valley's most audacious entrepreneur. Written with exclusive access to Musk, his family, and his friends, the book traces the entrepreneur's journey from a rough upbringing in South Africa to the pinnacle of the global business world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Прекрасный пример хорошей подачи обычной биографии

    • By Philipp on 01-12-17

    Regular price: $11.20

    • Wie Elon Musk die Welt verändert - Die Biografie

    • By: Ashlee Vance, Elon Musk
    • Narrated by: Michael J. Diekmann
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Abridged
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    Elon Musk ist der da Vinci des 21. Jahrhunderts. Seine Firmengründungen lesen sich wie das Who's who der zukunftsträchtigsten Unternehmen der Welt. Alles, was dieser Mann anfasst, scheint zu Gold zu werden. Mit PayPal revolutionierte er das Zahlen im Internet, mit Tesla schreckte er die Autoindustrie auf und sein Raumfahrtunternehmen SpaceX ist aktuell das weltweit einzige Unternehmen, das ein Raumschiff mit großer Nutzlast wieder auf die Erde zurückbringen kann.

    Regular price: $12.49