Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game That Changed Everything (Hardcover)

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ITEM#: 15209072

LINUS LARSSON and DANIEL GOLDBERG are two of Sweden’s best-known writers on new technology and the internet. They have been published in theWashington Post and American Computer World, among other places, and quoted by BBC News, theNew York Times, and the Sydney Morning Herald. Their first book, Swedish Hackers, was published in 2011 in Sweden. Minecraft, their bestselling English language debut, followed that same year.

A completely unique and in-depth look at the creator of Minecraft, Markus "Notch" Persson, and his rise from unknown computer programmer to multi-millionaire international gaming icon. Minecraft, the "virtual Lego" game Markus crafted in his free time, has become one of the most talked about activities since Tetris. Talked about by tens of millions of people, in fact. It is the story of unlikely success, fast money, and the power of digital technology to rattle an empire. And it is about creation, exclusion, and the feeling of not fitting in.

Here Markus opens up for the first time about his life. About his old Lego-filled desk at school. About the first computer his father brought home one day. But also about growing up in a family marked by drug abuse and conflict. But above all it is the story of the fine line between seeming misfit and creative madman, and the birth of a tech visionary.

Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything is a Cinderella story for the Internet age.

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ISBN 9781609805371
Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Format Hardcover
Pages 255
Publisher Date 2013-10-17 00:00:00.0
Publisher Seven Stories Pr
Copyright Year 2013
Height 7.25 in
Wdth 5.5 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 0.76 lb
Language English
Subtitle The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game That Changed Everything
Edition Detail Reprint
Audience General/trade
Authors Goldberg, Daniel
Country of Origin United States

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