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By Walter Isaacson. 2011
'Steve Jobs' provides an account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews…Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members, this book is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation. Includes strong language. 2011.
By Antony Thomas. 1997
The life of Cecil Rhodes, who was born in 1853 and sailed to Africa at sixteen because of poor health.…Describes his modest beginning as a cotton farmer and his transformation into a diamond magnate, who also earned a fortune in gold. Rhodes annexed much of Africa for Great Britain and became one of the most powerful, and mistrusted, men of his time. 1997.
The author of "Bringing Down the House" chronicles the invention of the Facebook social-networking computer web site by Harvard students…Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin. Describes Zuckerberg's use of the university's database and legal problems with a rival site. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2009.
By Ben Mezrich, Lucie Delplanque. 2010
L'histoire de Facebook, de la création d'une base de données répertoriant les filles de l'université Harvard par les deux étudiants,…Eduardo Saverin et Mark Zuckerberg, au succès du site web d'aujourd'hui qui réunit 200 millions de personnes. Pour les lecteurs du collégial. Quelques passages où le langage est grossier et quelques descriptions de nature sexuelle. 2009, c2010. Titre uniforme: The accidental billionaires.
By Chris Gardner, Quincy Troupe, Mim Eichler Rivas. 2006
At the age of twenty, Milwaukee native Chris Gardner, just out of the Navy, arrived in San Francisco to pursue…a promising career in medicine. Considered a prodigy in scientific research, he surprised everyone and himself by setting his sights on the competitive world of high finance. Yet no sooner had he landed an entry-level position at a prestigious firm than Gardner found himself caught in a web of incredibly challenging circumstances that left him as part of the city's working homeless and with a toddler son. Explicit descriptions of sex, descriptions of violence, explicit strong language. 2006.