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Lightning : a novel

Author: Jean Echenoz; Linda Coverdale
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fictional portrait of Nikola Tesla. Traces the notable career of Gregor, a precocious young engineer from Eastern Europe, who travels across the Atlantic to work alongside Thomas Edison, with whom he later holds a long-lasting rivalry.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Named Person: Nikola Tesla; Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison; Nikola Tesla
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Echenoz; Linda Coverdale
ISBN: 9781595586490 1595586490
OCLC Number: 656451556
Description: 142 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Des éclairs.
Responsibility: Jean Echenoz ; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale.

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A fictional portrait of Nikola Tesla. Traces the notable career of Gregor, a precocious young engineer from Eastern Europe, who travels across the Atlantic to work alongside Thomas Edison, with whom he later holds a long-lasting rivalry.

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