Bill Gates : a twentieth-century life

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Published 2009
Item Details
Summary:

When Bill Gates was born in 1955, no one owned a personal computer. Gates envisioned what a computerized society could be and he set out to lead the way, building the Microsoft empire with single-minded drive. Today, the man who made his fortune by putting the whole world in touch now hopes to improve lives around the planet.

ISBN:
9780670063482 (hardcover)
0670063487 (hardcover)
Publisher, Date:
New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009.
Description:
192 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 11 up.
Other Title:
Bill Gates : tycoon : a twentieth-century life
Notes:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-185) and index.
Title on jacket: Bill Gates : tycoon : a twentieth-century life
Contents:
First principle of getting rich fast: pick the right parents
Second principle of getting rich fast: pick the place
Third principle of getting rich fast: get a good education
Fourth principle of getting rich fast: pick the time
Fifth principle of getting rich fast: dream big, seize the moment, build a business
Sixth principle of getting rich fast: get the best out of every deal
A pause between principles
Seventh principle of getting rich fast: understand how to sell your mousetrap
Last principle of getting rich fast: "how does this help Microsoft"
Cracks
Can we fix it?
LCCN:
2008015552
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