The Way Things Work
Houghton Mifflin, 1988 - Technology - 384 pages
From levers to lasers, from cameras to computers, this volume is a remarkable overview of the machines and inventions that shape our lives, amusingly presented with a large dose of Macaulay's wit and personality. Full-color illustrations.
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Review: The Way Things WorkUser Review - Annie - Goodreads
My uncle was always so thoughtful in his gifts to me. This was one of my first gifts from me. This book sparked my interest in researching the "why" and "how" behind everything we take for granted for ... Read full review
Review: The Way Things WorkUser Review - Chris Howard - Goodreads
As an engineer-to-be, I was captivated by the drawings and explanations in the book which revealed the inner workings of everything from pianos to space shuttles. Read full review