Ben Mezrich Writing Styles in The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook

Ben Mezrich
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The story of the founding of Facebook is written in the third-person narrative. In his "Author's Notes," author Ben Mezrich goes into great detail about the research and the many interviews he conducted and the numerous sources he consulted in writing "Accidental Billionaires." The sources he used for the account included official documents such as those from court proceedings. Mezrich is careful to note that there are points of contention among the principals of the story, especially those between Mark Zuckerberg and the individuals who wound up suing him. He included both sides of these disagreements.

Where it was possible, Mezrich created a fair representation of any disagreement based on documents and interviews. He did not himself enter into the debate by endorsing either point of view. The author presents both sides of the disagreement between Zuckerberg and the Winklevoss twins as to the amount of Zuckerberg's involvement...

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