Gates: how Microsoft's mogul reinvented an industry--and made himself the richest man in America

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Doubleday, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 534 pages
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The inside story of Microsoft's founder describes how a computer nerd and Harvard dropout built his fledgling software company into a worldwide leader and became the most powerful man in the computer industry. National ad/promo. Tour.

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Review: Gates: How Microsoft's Mogul Reinvented an Industry--and Made Himself the Richest Man in America

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Brilliantly researched and written. A fair and objective insight into one of the most influential men of the 20th and 21st centuries. Highly recommended especially for those who grew up with the birth and rise of the PC. Read full review

Review: Gates: How Microsoft's Mogul Reinvented an Industry--And Made Himself the Richest Man in America

User Review  - David - Goodreads

This is one of my favorite books - I loved the story of how Microsoft came to be and how Gates manipulated everyone, including the Execs at IBM. If you enjoy reading about how companies are made, and the risks that are taken, this is a MUST read. Read full review


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Stephen Manes and Paul AndrewsStephen Manes has covered the computer industry for more than ten years as a columnist and contributing editor for "PC Magazine, PC/Computing", and "PC Sources". Paul Andrews reports on technology for the "Seattle Times" where he covers Microsoft and writes a weekly column on computers.

Andrews has been writing for The Seattle Times since 1971. Since 1989 he has covered technology issues for the paper, he currently writes the Personal Technology column "User Friendly".