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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Times Business, Jun 29, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 360 pages
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A delightful and humorous investigation into the controversial world of Bill Gates and his foes is reminiscent of Moby Dick and Roger and Me and explores our cultural fixation on Microsoft's billionaire with bad hair, society's odyssey to understand him, and more. 35,000 first printing. Tour.

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User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

Interesting insight to the the rise of the computer/software age. Probably appreciated more by those of us you can remember using Wordstar on a 527k computer, Read full review

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

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About the author (1999)

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.