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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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  - Sam knowles - Goodreads

This is without a doubt the best biography on the man ever made, enough said. I also recommend reading Menlo park reminiscences, since it seems to complement the biography. Read full review


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