The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret
"A stellar example of historical investigation at its probing best."—Chuck Leddy, Boston GlobeThroughout his career, Alexander Graham Bell, one of the world's most famous inventors, was plagued by a secret: he stole the key idea behind the invention of the telephone. While researching at MIT, science journalist Seth Shulman scrutinized Bell's journals and within them found the smoking gun: a hint of deeply buried historical deception. Delving further into Bell's life, Shulman unearthed the surprising story behind the telephone, a tale of romance, corruption, and unchecked ambition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ExVivre - LibraryThing
The Telephone Gambit is journalist Seth Shulman's chronicle of his delvings into history and a remarkable tale of intrigue and deceit at the heart of the telephone invention story. While researching ... Read full review
An Interesting ReadUser Review - ehguy11 - Overstock.com
I heard the author interviewed on public radio and since I work for a major telecom it piqued my interest. Its a very wellwritten book that really kept my interest throughout. Read full review