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Revolution 2.0: The Power of the People Is Greater Than the People in Power: A Memoir
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date January 15, 2013
Pages 308
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780547867090
ISBN-10 0547867093
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $19.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A gripping chronicle of how a fear-frozen society finally topples its oppressors with the help of social media.; - San Francisco Chronicle Wael Ghonim was a little-known, thirty-year-old Google executive in the summer of 2010 when he anonymously launched a Facebook page to protest the death of one Egyptian man at the hands of security forces. The page's following expanded quickly and moved from online protests to a nonconfrontational movement. On January 25, 2011, Tahrir Square resounded with calls for change. Yet just as the revolution began in earnest, Ghonim was captured and held for twelve days of brutal interrogation. After he was released, he gave a tearful speech on national television, and the protests grew more intense. Four days later, the president of Egypt was gone. In this riveting story, Ghonim takes us inside the movement and shares the keys to unleashing the power of crowds. In Revolution 2.0 , we can all be heroes. " Revolution 2.0 is an engaging read, and it offers a sharply detailed look from the inside of an uprising that owed almost as much to social media connections as it did to anti-Mubarak passions."; - Los Angeles Times " Revolution 2.0 excels in chronicling the roiling tension in the months before the uprising, the careful organization required and the momentum it unleashed."; - NPR.org

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from Houghton Mifflin (January 17, 2012)
9780547773988 | details & prices | 308 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $26.00
About: The revolutions that swept the Middle East in 2011 surprised and captivated the world.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Houghton Mifflin (January 15, 2013)
9780547867090 | details & prices | 308 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $19.95
About: A gripping chronicle of how a fear-frozen society finally topples its oppressors with the help of social media.

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