Edison: a biography

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McGraw-Hill, 1959 - Biography & Autobiography - 511 pages
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Regarded as the classic standard biography on Thomas Edison. It is the only biography written in the last 40 years to be recommended by the official voice of the caretakers of the Edison Laboratory National Monument in New Jersey which houses all of Edison's original records, sketches, notes, correspondence and memoranda. Depicts Edison as a pivotal figure in America's economic and industrial revolution success and at the same time as a human being, including his exploitative and, at times, crude qualities.

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Review: Edison: A Biography

User Review  - Steele At - Goodreads

This book may or may not be the best autobiography on Thomas A. Edison, but it was enough to help me see the life of a most unusual man. I didn't realize he was actually the founder of GE, nor did I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeromy Peacock - Goodreads

This was a beautifully written biography of a man I highly respect. Edison is a fascinating character study and I would have liked to of been alive when he worked on all of his inventions. If you are into biographies you should really pick this one up. Read full review


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