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Edison : inventing the century

Author: Neil Baldwin
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How much do we really know about Thomas Edison, the man who considered deriving rubber from a goldenrod plant as opposed to the genius who gave us electric light? This text gives a complex portrait  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biografies
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Named Person: Thomas Alva Edison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Baldwin
ISBN: 0226035719 9780226035710
OCLC Number: 969607563
Description: x, 531 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Neil Baldwin.

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"Baldwin has demythologized the man and left the genius bigger than life."-David Gates, "Newsweek" "Edison has been the subject of many earlier biographical studies, yet Mr. Baldwin sees more clearly Read more...

 
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