The Plot to Get Bill Gates: An Irreverent Investigation of the World's Richest Man...and the People Who Hate Him

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Three Rivers Press, 2000 - Business & Economics - 364 pages
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Moby Dick in Silicon Valley, this "bright and readable" ("The New York Times") book tells the true story of Bill Gates and those who would harpoon him, offering a hilarious and original investigation into the meaning of America's most controversial mogul.

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User Review  - tonynetone - LibraryThing

The Plot to Get Bill Gates,90s computer industry survey that focuses on Bill Gates and his competitors it is definitely conspiracy theories as much a business history about the rise of Microsoft and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laurie Monahan - Goodreads

Really loved it. The history of ibm/windows/microsoft/apple and a lot about bill gates and steve jobs. Read full review

Contents

Lord of the Manor
3
the great white whale
19
Captain Ahabs Club
21
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Gary Rivlin is the author of two acclaimed works of nonfiction, Drive-By and Fire on the Prairie: Chicago's Harold Washington and the Politics of Race, winner of the Carl Sandburg Award for Nonfiction and the Chicago Sun-Times Nonfiction Book of the Year. He has reported on city politics for The Chicago Reader and the East Bay Express. His work has appeared in many publications, including The Nation, Upside, In These Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. In 1993, he received the San Francisco Bay Area Media Alliance's Print Journalist of the Year Award for his reporting on urban violence. He lives in Oakland and is editor of the East Bay Express.

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