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The Wizard of Menlo Park : how Thomas Alva Edison invented the modern world

Author: Randall E Stross
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An in-depth portrait of America's greatest inventor journeys inside the life and laboratory of Thomas Edison, documenting not only his revolutionary technological innovations, but also his ability to promote and market himself and his creations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison; Thomas Alva Edison; Thomas A Edison
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randall E Stross
ISBN: 1400047625 9781400047628
OCLC Number: 71286625
Description: 376 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Success --
Almost famous --
The wizard of Menlo Park --
Flight --
Getting ahead --
Stagecraft --
Immersion --
Life after --
Starting anew --
Battle lost --
Fun --
Kingly privilege --
Friend Ford --
Letting go.
Responsibility: Randall Stross.
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An in-depth portrait of America's greatest inventor journeys inside the life and laboratory of Thomas Edison, documenting not only his revolutionary technological innovations, but also his ability to promote and market himself and his creations.

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