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Mezrich tells the story of how Eduardo Saverine and Mark Zuckerberg--Harvard undergraduates and social misfits--created the popular social networking site Facebook. After nearly getting expelled and crashing the university's servers by trying to create a database of the university's female population Mark discovered the basis for a social networking site. Together the two friends created Facebook. But things can only be so good for so long and soon...
Mississippi. 1966. On a hot June afternoon an African American man named James Meredith set out to walk through his home state of Mississippi, intending to fight racism and fear with his feet. He walked to make a statement. But two days into his journey, Meredith was shot and wounded in a roadside attack. Within twenty-four hours, Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokely Carmichael, and other civil rights leaders had taken up Meredith's cause, determined...