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John Carreyrou is an American journalist and author. He was born in New York and raised in Paris. He graduated from Duke University in 1994 with a B.A. in political science and government. He has worked for The Wall Street Journal since 1999. Currently, he is based in New York, but has worked in mostra'n més Brussels and Paris. He has covered a wide number of topics. He was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting, for covering corporate scandals. In 2015, he and several colleagues wrote a series of articles on fraud and Medicare, for which they won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. He won the George Polk, Gerald Loeb, and Bartlett & Steele awards for his coverage of the company Theranos. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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Data de naixement
1970s
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
France
Lloc de naixement
France
Llocs de residència
Brussels, Belgium
Paris, France
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Educació
Duke University
Professions
investigative journalist
Relacions
Carreyrou, Gérard (father)
Organitzacions
The Wall Street Journal

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Surprisingly readable investigative story. I was worried that there would be too many characters to keep track of, but each chapter concentrates on a certain group that then disappears from focus (often because they get fired).
 
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Levitara | Hi ha 184 ressenyes més | Apr 5, 2024 |
This is an incredible expose about Elizabeth Holmes, 20 years old, college drop out before sophomore year, charismatic and with a desire for "a purposeful life". She patented her idea to develop an in-home mini lab where individuals can administer their own blood test with a single drop of blood and transfer the info to their doctor for treatment recommendations, if necessary.
In the span of 10 years Theranos, the start-up which Holmes created, went from a little blood testing machine to, well, a little non-functioning blood testing machine. Through quick thinking, being evasive and using outside testing facilities for accurate results was she was able to receive the backing of the US Army and former Secretaries of State, George Schultz and Henry Kissinger.
How does this flimsy start-up come to an end? A phone call to a Wall Street Journal journalist named John Carryrou from a suspicious employee.
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Carmenere | Hi ha 184 ressenyes més | Apr 2, 2024 |
Highly informative and interesting. Could barely put it down. Simply fantastic.
 
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guildlingsfan | Hi ha 184 ressenyes més | Mar 28, 2024 |
The thing about this being a page-turner was no joke: i read it in three days.
 
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aleshh | Hi ha 184 ressenyes més | Jan 12, 2024 |

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3
Membres
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Popularitat
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ISBN
35
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