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Bill Gates, a twentieth-century life

By Aronson, Marc

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Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2008

With casual yet informed narrative voices, these biographies offer insight into three well-known public figures, providing multifaceted understandings and allowing readers to form their own ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on April 1, 2009

Up Close: Bill Gates is filled with the kind of exciting details that will hook readers. Marc Aronson includes technical details for programming enthusiasts, juicy insights about Microsoft’s rise, and stories about Gates’s less-than-congenial behavior around employees. But, as readers have come to expect from Aronson’s penetrating biographies, the author uses these details to get at what he calls “those big questions, those character questions.” A direct, playful tone allows Aronson to discuss these questions frankly. For example, the first chapter, “First Prin...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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