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Edison, inventing the century

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Publisher:
Hyperion,
Pub. Date:
c1995.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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Using unprecedented access to Edison family papers and years of research at the Edison corporate archives, Neil Baldwin offers a revealing portrait of one of Americas seminal inventors: a man whose imagination, dynamism, entrepreneurial brilliance epitomized the American dream as he became a victim of its darker side.

"Baldwin has demythologized the man and left the genius bigger than life." --Newsweek

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9780786860418
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