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The electric war : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse and the race to light the world

Author: Mike Winchell
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The riveting nonfiction account of the scientific competition to light the world with electricity."--
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Winchell, Mike.
Electric war.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019
(DLC) 2018021059
(OCoLC)1057239014
Named Person: Thomas A Edison; Nikola Tesla; George Westinghouse; Thomas A Edison; Nikola Tesla; George Westinghouse
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Winchell
ISBN: 9781250120175 1250120179
OCLC Number: 1083266012
Notes: "Christy Ottaviano Books."
Target Audience: Ages 12-14.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The calm before the storm --
The first spark --
What's good for the goose --
A wizard is born --
AC/DC, a current craze --
Flashes of light --
What's mine is yours --
Meeting of the minds --
Earned success --
The rabid animal vs. the fawn in the forest --
Death in the wires --
Shocked --
To death --
In Kemmler's wake --
All the world's a stage --
One rises, one falls --
After the storm (an epilogue).
Responsibility: Mike Winchell.

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