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The way things work

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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin,
Pub. Date:
1988.
Language:
English
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From levers to lasers, from cameras to computers, this 384-page volume is a remarkable overview of the machines and inventions that shape our lives, amusingly presented with a large dose of Macaulay's wit and personality.
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9780395428573
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