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Loving Little Egypt : a Novel.

Author: Thomas McMahon
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1987.
Series: Phoenix Fiction Series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the early 1920s, nearly blind physics prodigy Mourly Vold finds out how to tap into the nation's long distance telephone lines. With the help of Alexander Graham Bell, Vold tries to warn the phone companies that would-be saboteurs could do the same thing, but they ignore him. Unfortunately, his taps do catch the notice of William Randolph Hearst, who hires Thomas Edison to get to the bottom of themand the chase  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McMahon, Thomas.
Loving Little Egypt : A Novel.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, ©1987
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas McMahon
ISBN: 9780226561134 0226561135
OCLC Number: 659500906
Description: 1 online resource (282 pages).
Series Title: Phoenix Fiction Series

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In the early 1920s, nearly blind physics prodigy Mourly Vold finds out how to tap into the nation's long distance telephone lines. With the help of Alexander Graham Bell, Vold tries to warn the phone companies that would-be saboteurs could do the same thing, but they ignore him. Unfortunately, his taps do catch the notice of William Randolph Hearst, who hires Thomas Edison to get to the bottom of themand the chase is on!

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