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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Susan Casey is the development editor of Time Inc. She was previously the editor in chief of "Sports Illustrated Women" and an editor at large for Time Inc.'s 180 magazine titles. She also served as the creative director of "Outside" magazine where, with editor Mark Bryant, she led the magazine to three consecutive, history-making National Magazine Awards for General Excellence. At "Outside" she was part of the editorial team that developed the stories behind "Into Thin Air" and "The Perfect Storm". Her writing has appeared in "Esquire, Time, Fortune", and "Sports Illustrated". She lives in New York City.

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