Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance

  • by Instaread
  • Narrated by Michael Gilboe
  • 0 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future is a biography by Ashlee Vance. Musk originally refused to cooperate with Vance's biography. This was no surprise, as he was known for being extremely controlling of everything written about him and his companies. Vance already had plenty of inside sources, but he wanted Musk's input. Musk demanded to be allowed to vet the book and add his version where he did not agree. Vance refused. However, he managed to get Musk to listen to his journalistic and personal reasons for not allowing preapproval of the book. To his surprise, Musk agreed to cooperate and allowed free access to his staff, friends, and family.
Musk's three major goals in life were to make humans space colonizers, to build ecologically sound and beautiful cars, and to power the world with safe, free solar energy. By 2012, his Space X, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity companies were all racking up success after success in each of his goal areas....
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why listen to the summary when you can listen to the actual book? spent my only free audible sign up book on this thinking it was the "real thing". if I wanted a summary, I would have used the app blinkist, not audible. rubbish.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 30-06-2015
  • Publisher: Instaread