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The real McCoy : the life of an African-American inventor

Author: Wendy Towle; Wil Clay
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the Canadian-born black American who studied engineering in Scotland and patented over fifty inventions despite the obstacles he faced because of his race.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Elijah McCoy; Elijah McCoy
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Towle; Wil Clay
ISBN: 0590435965 9780590435963 9780590481021 0590481029
OCLC Number: 24796243
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: by Wendy Towle ; paintings by Wil Clay.

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A biography of the Canadian-born black American who studied engineering in Scotland and patented over fifty inventions despite the obstacles he faced because of his race.

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