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Revolution 2. 0 The Power of the People Is Greater Than the People in Power

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ISBN-10: 0547867093

ISBN-13: 9780547867090

Edition: 2011

Authors: Wael Ghonim

List price: $19.95
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Wael Ghonim was a little-known, thirty-year-old Google executive in the summer of 2010 when he anonymously launched a Facebook page to protest the death of one Egyptian man at the hands of security forces. The page’s following expanded quickly and moved from online protests to a nonconfrontational movement. On January 25, 2011, Tahrir Square resounded with calls for change. Yet just as the revolution began in earnest, Ghonim was captured and held for twelve days of brutal interrogation. After he was released, he gave a tearful speech on national television, and the protests grew more intense. Four days later, the president of Egypt was gone.In this riveting story Ghonim takes us inside the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 1/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Wael Ghonim was born in Cairo and grew up in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, earning a degree from Cairo University in 2004 and an MBA from the American University in Cairo in 2007. He joined Google in 2008, rising to become Head of Marketing for Google Middle East and North Africa. He is currently on sabbatical from Google to launch an NGO supporting education and technology in Egypt.

Prologue
A Regime of Fear
Searching for a Savior
"Kullena Khaled Said"
Online and on the Streets
A Preannounced Revolution
January 25, 2011
My Name Is 41
The Dungeon
A Pharaoh Falls
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Index