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Edison: a biography

Matthew Josephson - Biography & Autobiography - 1959 - 511 pages
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 ...
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A Streak of Luck

Robert E. Conot - Biography & Autobiography - 1979 - 565 pages
The biography of the most prolific inventor in history--Thomas Edison. It is a complete biography, telling a story quite different from that of the legendary Edison of the past.
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Men and Volts: The Story of General Electric

John Winthrop Hammond - Electric engineering - 1941 - 436 pages
A cut version of the original manuscript. Original ms: 112 chapters plus prologue and epilogue; cut version: 68 chapters plus prologue and epilogue.
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Edison's Electric Light: The Art of Invention

Robert Friedel, Paul B. Israel - Technology & Engineering - 2010 - 248 pages
In September 1878, Thomas Alva Edison brashly—and prematurely—proclaimed his breakthrough invention of a workable electric light. That announcement was followed by many ...
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