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Product Description: New York Times Bestseller. “A superb book. . . . [Lewis] makes Silicon Valley as thrilling and intelligible as he made Wall Street in his best-selling Liar’s Poker.”―Time In the weird glow of the dying millennium, Michael Lewis set out on a safari through Silicon Valley to find the world’s most important technology entrepreneur...read more

Hardcover:

9780393048131 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 1999, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Tells the unlikely story of Silicon Valley through the life of one of its great achievers--Jim Clark, who founded Silicon Graphics and Netscape and may be on the verge of another trillion-dollar company

Paperback:

9780393347814 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 6, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: New York Times Bestseller.
9780756759834, titled "New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story" | Diane Pub Co, July 1, 2000, cover price $13.00

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781587880278 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio, January 1, 2001), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: In the weird glow of the dying millennium, Michael Lewis sets out on a safari through Silicon Valley to find the world's most important technology entrepreneur, the man who embodies the spirit of the coming age.

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Product Description: Bill Gates is many things: the richest person in the world; the ruthless businessman who co-founded Microsoft and led it to domination of the computer software industry; and now, the leading global philanthropist. When Gates was born in 1955, no one in the world owned a personal computer...read more

Hardcover:

9780670063482 | Viking Childrens Books, December 26, 2008, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Bill Gates is many things: the richest person in the world; the ruthless businessman who co-founded Microsoft and led it to domination of the computer software industry; and now, the leading global philanthropist.

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Profiles the life and career of the founder of the Windows computer system, who has become one of the richest men in the world.

Library:

9781404219069 | Rosen Pub Group, September 30, 2007, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: Profiles the life and career of the founder of the Windows computer system, who has become one of the richest men in the world.

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Product Description: The Real Story of Informix Software and Phil White chronicles the meteoric rise of Informix Software, how it became a billion-dollar software giant, and the scandal that ultimately led to its spectacular fall. This fascinating behind-the-scenes book offers an insider'ss perspective on the business strategies that succeeded, the products that failed, and how a technology industry titan ended up in jail...read more

Hardcover:

9780972182225 | Sand Hill Pub, August 30, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Real Story of Informix Software and Phil White chronicles the meteoric rise of Informix Software, how it became a billion-dollar software giant, and the scandal that ultimately led to its spectacular fall.

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A history of the computer company Oracle identifies the events and sometimes controversial choices that contributed to its rise to one of the industry's most powerful and profitable companies, noting its penchant for reinventing itself in pursuit of new goals, and complemented by additional notes by the company's co-founder and chief executive. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780743261296 | Signed edition (Simon & Schuster, October 1, 2003), cover price $28.00
9780743225045 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 2003, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A history of the computer company Oracle chronicles its rise to become one of the industry's most powerful and profitable companies, noting its penchant for reinventing itself in pursuit of new goals.

Paperback:

9780743225052 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, September 1, 2004), cover price $30.99 | About this edition: A history of the computer company Oracle identifies the events and sometimes controversial choices that contributed to its rise to one of the industry's most powerful and profitable companies, noting its penchant for reinventing itself in pursuit of new goals, and complemented by additional notes by the company's co-founder and chief executive.

A portrait of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison examines the visionary management that led Oracle to the heights of the high-tech world, as well as the ruthless, freewheeling style that could threaten the company's very survival.

Hardcover:

9780609610695 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, November 1, 2003), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: A portrait of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison examines the visionary management that led Oracle to the heights of the high-tech world, as well as the ruthless, freewheeling style that could threaten the company's very survival.

Miscellaneous:

9781400052318 | Crown Pub, December 23, 2003, cover price $27.50

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A portrait of Microsoft's charismatic new CEO is based on interviews with company insiders and describes his bombastic personal style, relationship with Bill Gates, and ruthless business tactics. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780756784850 | Diane Pub Co, September 30, 2002, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The unauthorized biography of an immigrant's son whobecame a multibillionaire working for Bill Gates, and probably the highest-paid employee in American history.
9780066210148 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 2002, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A portrait of Microsoft's charismatic new CEO is based on interviews with company insiders and describes his bombastic personal style, relationship with Bill Gates, and ruthless business tactics.

Paperback:

9780060935412 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, November 1, 2003), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A portrait of Microsoft's charismatic new CEO is based on interviews with company insiders and describes his bombastic personal style, relationship with Bill Gates, and ruthless business tactics.

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Product Description: Looking for a travel guide that goes where other guides fear to tread? One that rides roughshod over ad-copy puffery to smartly deliver the real scoop on a destination's sites and attractions? One that dares to be honest, hip, and fun? Look no more...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780764565687, titled "Frommers Irreverent Guide to Amsterdam" | 4th edition (Frommer, March 1, 2002), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Looking for a travel guide that goes where other guides fear to tread?
9780028637914 | 3rd edition (Not Applicable, May 1, 2000), cover price $12.99 | also contains Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices | About this edition: Offers candid information on hotels, restaurants, shopping areas, nightlife, and entertainment in Amsterdam, and describes the city's unique diversions.
9780028624440, titled "Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Amsterdam" | 2 edition (Frommer, May 1, 1998), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Offers candid information on hotels, restaurants, shopping areas, nightlife, and entertainment in Amsterdam, and describes the city's unique diversions
9780028608822 | Macmillan General Reference, April 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | also contains The Making of Microsoft: How Bill Gates and His Team Created the World's Most Successful Software Company | About this edition: "Like being taken around by a savvy local.
9780028608822 | Macmillan General Reference, April 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | also contains The Making of Microsoft: How Bill Gates and His Team Created the World's Most Successful Software Company | About this edition: "Like being taken around by a savvy local.

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Product Description: A study of Larry Ellison and the business strategies behind his software's remarkable success. This book goes behind the scenes of the multi-million dollar company to uncover the breakthrough ideas and winning strategies that propelled Oracle's growth and success...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780814406397 | Amacom Books, January 1, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A study of Larry Ellison and the business strategies behind his software's remarkable success.

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Product Description: What began as a modest start-up partnership only twenty-five years ago has already surpassed all the giants of contemporary capitalism, including General Electric and IBM, and has achieved a value estimated at nearly $500 billion...read more

Hardcover:

9780471332060 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Highligts the contributions of Bob O'Rear, Scott Okki, Richard Brodie, Russell Borland, Neil Evans, Dave Neir, Ida Cole, Min Yee, Ron Harding, Paul Sribhibhadh, Russell Steele, and Trish Millines Dziko

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786118014 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 2001), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: What began as a modest start-up partnership only twenty-five years ago has already surpassed all the giants of contemporary capitalism, including General Electric and IBM, and has achieved a value estimated at nearly $500 billion.

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The authorÆs independent research gathers the words of Bill Gates from interviews, articles, and many other sources to reveal the true personality and drive fueling his success story. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780471293538 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, October 14, 1998, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Excerpts from speeches, news broadcasts, and interviews provide Gates' views on financing and running a small business, expanding his wealth, and raising a family

Paperback:

9780471401698 | Reprint edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 19, 2001), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Excerpts from speeches, news broadcasts, and interviews provide Gates' views on financing and running a small business, expanding his wealth, and raising a family

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781559352871 | Abridged edition (Soundelux Audio Pub, December 1, 1998), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Love him or hate him, Bill Gates has single-handedly shaped the technological future of the twenty-first century.

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The strange, unlikely story of Silicon Valley is told through the life of one of it's greatest achievers--Jim Clark, who founded Silicon Graphics and Netscape and may be on the verge of another trillion-dollar miracle company. By the author of Liar's Poker. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780140296464 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 1, 2001), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Tells the unlikely story of Silicon Valley and discusses the future of American business and free enterprise through the life of Jim Clark, who founded Silicon Graphics, Netscape and Healtheon.

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Product Description: Why has Microsoft really been successful? Forget what you have read elsewhere. In Proudly Serving My Corporate Masters, a ten-year veteran of the front lines of the software development wars gives the real story on why the company has succeeded, what it does well and what it does badly, and what it needs to do in the future...read more

Paperback:

9780595161287 | Writers Club Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Why has Microsoft really been successful?

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A journey into the mind of a corporation focuses on the ten-year process to bring Microsoft up-to-date with the fast-paced changes within the technology sector of the economy. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780767900492 | 1 edition (Broadway Books, September 1, 2000), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Recounts Microsoft's rise to success and virtual Internet takeover.

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More than three hundred full-color photographs complement a remarkable inside look at Microsoft as the world's most valuable company turns twenty-five years old, drawing on hundreds of interviews with insiders including Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, and Paul Allen to reveal the truth about the Justice Department accusations, management philosophy, company culture, and the Microsoft-Apple relationship. 50,000 first printing.
By Microsoft (editor)

Hardcover:

9780446527392 | Grand Central Pub, September 1, 2000, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Looks at Microsoft as the company turns twenty-five, by drawing on hundreds of interviews with insiders including Bill Gates and Paul Allen, to reveal the truth about the Justice Departments accusations, management philosophy, company culture, and the Microsoft-Apple relationship.

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Product Description: Ted Lewis delivers a first-hand account of the changing computer industry, a story of Microsoft and the Silicon Valley. Lewis maps the history of computing from 1990 to 2000, a tale of greed and emotion in the fastest growing, mainline industry of the world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780769502007 | IEEE Computer Society, February 10, 2000, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: Ted Lewis delivers a first-hand account of the changing computer industry, a story of Microsoft and the Silicon Valley.

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Product Description: The software developed by the Oracle Corporation affects the lives of every business person. It is the world''s second largest software company, and the world''s largest database company. This study examines how Oracle has achieved such growth.' (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9781580621656 | Adams Media Corp, November 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The software developed by the Oracle Corporation affects the lives of every business person.

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A dramatic account of Microsoft's virtual Internet takeover, leading to anti-monopoly charges, draws from hundreds of interviews and careful research to portray the characters and the business strategies behind Microsoft's slow start and astonishing success. $75,000 ad/promo. Tour. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780767900485 | Broadway Books, July 1, 1999, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Recounts Microsoft's rise to success and virtual Internet takeover

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An inside portrait of America's wealthiest man chronicles the rise of Microsoft and its successful leader and describes the dramatic influence of Bill Gates on the evolution of the computer age and the transformation of corporate culture. Original.

Paperback:

9780380806256 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1999, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Profiles the life and vision of Microsoft's founder, exploring his relationships, personal qualities, business decisions, and lifestyle

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Product Description: "A terrific book that captures the explosion of creativity and business evolution at the center of the Internet phenomenon. A tantalizing mix of diverse players with utopian visions, animated by equal parts aggression and delight...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780471171874 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 1, 1997, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Presents the history of the World Wide Web and its emergence as a business tool, and offers profiles of its architects

Paperback:

9780471325734 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 22, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "A terrific book that captures the explosion of creativity and business evolution at the center of the Internet phenomenon.

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An entertaining and provocative portrait of the enigmatic, visionary, self-made founder and CEO of Oracle Corporation describes his ruthless business practices, jet-setting lifestyle, and position in the fast-paced world of high technology.

Hardcover:

9780688149253 | William Morrow & Co, November 1, 1997, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A portrait of the self-made founder and CEO of Oracle Corporation describes his business practices, jet-setting lifestyle, and position in the world of high techology

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Argues that the secret behind the extraordinary success of Microsoft is an approach that includes staying eager for ideas and being responsive to markets

Hardcover:

9780201409499 | Perseus Books, November 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Argues that the secret behind the extraordinary success of Microsoft is not predatory marketing tactics, but an approach that includes staying eager for ideas and being responsive to markets

Paperback:

9780201327977 | Basic Books, August 17, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Argues that the secret behind the extraordinary success of Microsoft is an approach that includes staying eager for ideas and being responsive to markets

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Praise for Overdrive: Bill Gates and the Race to Control Cyberspace"James Wallace offers many tales of . . . temper tantrums, antitrust tussles with the Justice Department, and general dirty tricks Microsoft has allegedly played on its competitors." -The New York Times Book ReviewPraise for James Wallace's Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire"A stupendous success story. This is the most informative book yet on Bill Gates and Microsoft." -the Washington Post"Remarkable . . . This book will make you wonder why you didn't buy Microsoft stock when it went public." -The Wall Street Journal"An engaging, almost classic tale of a boy who finds power in gadgets and then won't let go." -Los Angeles Times

Hardcover:

9781630261450 | Turner Pub Co, May 2, 1997, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Praise for Overdrive: Bill Gates and the Race to Control Cyberspace"James Wallace offers many tales of .
9780471180418 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Traces the career of the chairman of Microsoft from 1992 to 1997, focusing on his all-out effort to catch up to and overtake the Netscape company in order to dominate the Internet

Paperback:

9780471291060 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Praise for OverdriveGates and the Race to Control Cyberspace"James Wallace offers many tales of .
9781620458013 | Turner Pub Co, May 2, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Praise for Overdrive: Bill Gates and the Race to Control Cyberspace"James Wallace offers many tales of .

Miscellaneous:

9780471358176 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | also contains Funny Frank

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Product Description: Fred Moody spent a year shadowing a team of Microsoft developers working on a children's compact disc to be called Explorapedia. What he discovered was that, when the novelty and excitement surrounding the newest generation of software is stripped away, one finds a world not of high-tech efficiency but of simple human muddling...read more

Hardcover:

9780788157936 | Diane Pub Co, October 1, 1995, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: When you strip away the luster, novelty, & excitement surrounding the newest generation of computer software -- multimedia software on CD-ROM -- you find a world not of high-tech efficiency but of simple human muddling.
9780670848751 | Viking Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: An account of the development of Microsoft's new child's encyclopedia on CD-ROM, 'Explorapedia,' chronicles the wrangling among designers, educators, programmers, and marketers that shaped the product

Paperback:

9780140176551 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, August 1, 1996), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Fred Moody spent a year shadowing a team of Microsoft developers working on a children's compact disc to be called Explorapedia.

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