Hard drive: Bill Gates and the making of the Microsoft empire

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Wiley, Apr 30, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 426 pages
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This biography chronicles William Gates' rise as the most powerful player in the computer industry--a man who has revolutionized the software industry with the incredible growth of his Microsoft company, that now threatens gigantic IBM. Reveals Gates' personal quirks and idiosyncrasies which helped fuel his fierce competitive spirit. Interviews Gates' closest friends, associates and former employees, and details IBM's as well as Apples' efforts to topple his Microsoft empire.

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Prologue
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Its Going to Happen
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Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Wallace is a senior reporter for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and recipient of the 1990 National Headliner Award for Public Service.

Erickson's prodigious output has garnered twenty years of awards from the industry's most important publications such as "Graphis", "Communication Arts" & "Photo District News" & from the One Show, Art Directors Club & the prestigious Kelley Awards. Shows in San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Dallas & Madison, Wisconsin have honored his work - not only in photography but also the related fields of design & printing. In addition, Erickson's photographs have been showcased in virtually every major source book in North America. Truly an international figure in his field, Erickson has been on the Who's Who list of advertising photographers for over twenty years. A devoted father, loving husband & avid practitioner of yoga & surfing, he lives & practices his art in San Francisco.

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