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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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

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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In a world of high finance and sometimes large egos, it's easy to hate the richest man in the world--and many in that world have no trouble passionately hating Bill Gates. Bay Area journalist Rivlin ... Read full review


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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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