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The invention of air : a story of science, faith, revolution, and the birth of America

Author: Steven Johnson; Mark Deakins
Publisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the bestselling author of The ghost map and Everything bad is good for you. Steven Johnson recounts the story of the brilliant man who embodied the relationship between science, religion, and politics for America's founding fFathers in this fascinating audiobook. The invention of air is a story of genius and violence and friendship in the midst of sweeping historical change.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2008046101
(OCoLC)223801504
Named Person: Joseph Priestley; Joseph Priestley
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Johnson; Mark Deakins
ISBN: 9781415959336 1415959331
OCLC Number: 457029023
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 6:07:04.
Performer(s): Read by Mark Deakins.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 87920 KB; MP3 file size: 172249 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: The vortex --
The electricians --
Rose and nightshade --
Intermezzo: an island of coal --
The wild gas --
A Comet in the system.
Responsibility: Steven Johnson.

Abstract:

From the bestselling author of The ghost map and Everything bad is good for you. Steven Johnson recounts the story of the brilliant man who embodied the relationship between science, religion, and politics for America's founding fFathers in this fascinating audiobook. The invention of air is a story of genius and violence and friendship in the midst of sweeping historical change.

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