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The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich
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it was ok

I should say I'm not the biggest fan of Facebook, but even so, I was disappointed in this book.The fault, though, is partially mine. After having read such enlightening books such as In the Plex and Steve Jobs I was hoping for a little insight into the beginning days of Facebook. What I had hoped would be some kind of documentary had more drama than documentary with the author filling in his perception of what might have happened. If anything the book leaves you with more questions than answers, and I look forward to an official Zuckerburg biography to hear his side of things, though I won't be holding my breath for that.

If you saw the movie, then you're not going to get anything extra from the book, which I suppose should be a compliment to the movie.
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Reading Progress

December 23, 2011 – Started Reading
December 23, 2011 – Shelved
December 27, 2011 – Finished Reading

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