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Edison: A Life Of Invention
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ISBN 9780471529422
REGISTERED: 08/22/17
UPDATED: 08/22/17
Edison: A Life Of Invention
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The definitive biography of the century''s godfather of invention-from the preeminent Edison scholarIsrael''s meticulous research and refusal to shy away from the dodgier aspects of Edison''s personality offers a fresh glimpse into the life of the inventor.-New ScientistRemarkable.-NatureAn authoritative look into Edison''s working methods, here leavened by enough personal detail to give the achievements shape.-Publishers WeeklyHighly recommended.Israel''s book should go a long way toward taking Edison out of the shadows and placing him in the proper light.-Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionExhaustively researched, with strong emphasis on Edison''s methods and achievements.-Kirkus ReviewsThe conventional story of Thomas Edison reads more like myth than history: With only three months of formal education, a hardworking young man overcomes the odds and becomes one of the greatest inventors in history


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  • Edison: A Life Of Invention available on February 05 2015 from Indigo for 63.99
  • ISBN bar code 9780471529422 ξ3 registered February 05 2015
  • ISBN bar code 9780471529422 ξ4 registered February 05 2015
  • ISBN bar code 9780471529422 ξ2 registered April 27 2012
  • ISBN bar code 9780471529422 ξ1 registered April 27 2012
  • Product category is Book

  • # 978047152942

But the portrait that emerges from Edison: A Life of Invention reveals a man of genius and astonishing foresight whose career was actually a product of his fast-changing era. In this peerless biography, Paul Israel exposes for the first time the man behind the inventions, expertly situating his subject within a thoroughly realized portrait of a burgeoning country on the brink of massive change. Informed by Israel''s unprecedented access to workshop diaries, notebooks, letters, and more than five million pages of archives, this definitive biography brings fresh insights to a singularly influential and triumphant career in science.


References
    ^ (1998). Edison: a Life of Invention, Wiley. (revised Apr 2012)
    ^ (1998). Edison: a Life of Invention, Wiley. (revised Apr 2012)
    ^ Edison : A Life of Invention by Paul Israel (1998, Hardcover) (revised Feb 2015)
    ^ Edison: A Life Of Invention Indigo. (revised Feb 2015)

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