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In his 84 years, Thomas Edison acquired a record number of 1,093 patents (singly or jointly). He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world.
This book is the true story of Thomas Edison. You may discover:
: Explanations of Edison’s most important breakthroughs, written in accessible layman’s language.
: The founding of Menlo Park, one of the world’s greatest laboratories.
: The true story of Edison’s rivalry with Tesla.
: Edison’s pioneering role in discovering the health effects of tobacco.
: The surprising history of the electric chair and the electrocution of Topsy the elephant.
: Edison’s friendship with Henry Ford: and the trouble it led him into.
: Edison’s role in World War I.