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Summary & Analysis of Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

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Length: 53 mins
Categories: Biographies & Memoirs
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Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book.

Journalist John Carreyrou uncovers the scam of a century in his riveting investigative book, Bad Blood. In it, he unravels the lies told by billionaire sweetheart Elizabeth Holmes, who found her success by selling a technology that never existed - for more than 10 years. 

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About the Original Book:
In Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, John Carreyrou presents a detailed history of the events leading up to Elizabeth Holmes's fall from grace. In 2016, she was purported to be the world's "youngest female self-made billionaire." Until it all came crashing down. Follow this tale of fraud, intrigue, lies, and a woman who would do anything to protect her darkest secret. 

DISCLAIMER: This book is intended as a companion to, not a replacement for, Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup. ZIP Reads is wholly responsible for this content and is not associated with the original author in any way.

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  • Sloane
  • 13-09-19

Good Overview

Well done cliff notes—- learned everything I needed to know on the subject overall. Easy listening.

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  • K. Holm
  • 09-06-19

waste of my money

waste of money. narration was robotic. the book has been on my wish list for awhile and I've been following the headlines but this synopsis has me unenthused.