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The Accidental Billionaires - a book by Mezrich, Ben

The Accidental Billionaires

The Founding of Facebook - A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal

The Accidental Billionaires( )
Author: Mezrich, Ben
ISBN:978-0-385-52937-2
Publication Date:Jul 2009
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:$25.00
Book Description:

The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook. Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard undergraduates and best friends–outsiders at a school filled with polished prep-school grads and long-time legacies. They shared both academic brilliance in math and a geeky awkwardness with women. Eduardo figured their ticket to social...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Computers / Web / Social Networking
Biography & Autobiography / Business
Education / Student Life & Student Affairs
Biography & Autobiography / Rich & Famous
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.36 x 9.58 x 0.97 Inches
Book Weight:1.15 Pounds
Author Biography
Mezrich, Ben (Author)
Ben Mezrich was born in 1969 and received a degree in social studies from Harvard University in 1991. He originally wrote fiction, occasionally under the pseudonym Holden Scott, before switching to nonfiction.

His nonfiction works include Ugly Americans, Busting Vegas, Rigged, and Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History. Two of his books were made into films. In 2008, Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions was made into the film 21 and in 2010, The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal was made into the film Social Network.

He appeared on Court TV in the series High Stakes with Ben Mezrich and has hosted the World Series of Blackjack.

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