Women Invent: Two Centuries of Discoveries that Have Shaped Our World

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Chicago Review Press, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 142 pages
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These inspiring stories of women inventors take the reader on a step-by-step journey through the process of inventing. Women inventors whose ideas have made work easier include Sybilla Masters, who gained an English patent in 1715 for a mill to grind corn, and Josephine Cochran of Illinois who invented the dishwashing machine in 1886.

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Necessity Calls 1
Accidents Happen 19

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About the author (1997)

Susan Casey is the development editor of Time Inc., where she was previously an editor at large, as well as the Editor of "Sports Illustrated Women." She also served as the creative director of "Outside "magazine, which during her tenure won three consecutive, history-making National Magazine Awards for General Excellence. Her writing has appeared in "Sports Illustrated, Esquire, Time "and "Fortune. "A native of Toronto, she lives in New York City.

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