Uncommon Friends: Life with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel & Charles Lindbergh

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
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James Newton is an extraordinary man who formed friendships with several men who helped shape the 20th century. His associations found him a witness to the unveiling of Ford's new V-8 engine; discussing humanity with the father of modern surgery, Alexis Carrel; and in prewar France with the Lindbergh family. Illustrated.

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Review: Uncommon Friends: Life with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel, and Charles Lindbergh

User Review  - Peter Mayeux - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading the first 3/4 of this book. It was interesting to have one person provide insights into several famous people he knew. It was an interesting concept for a book that blended the lives ... Read full review

Review: Uncommon Friends: Life with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel, and Charles Lindbergh

User Review  - Steven Bullmer - Goodreads

I thought it was going to be a book about Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and other amazing people of the 20th century who either had homes or visited the luminaries at their homes in Fort Myers, FL. Turns ... Read full review

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