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Edison, inventing the century: inventing the century

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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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display_description Examines the life of inventor and businessman, Thomas A. Edison, developer of the light bulb, the phonograph, motion pictures, and other innovations that sparked the technological evolution of the twentieth century.
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subject_facet Edison, Thomas A. -- (Thomas Alva), -- 1847-1931, Electrical engineering -- United States -- History, Inventors -- United States -- Biography
title_display Edison, inventing the century
title_full Edison : inventing the century / Neil Baldwin, Edison, inventing the century / Neil Baldwin
title_short Edison, inventing the century
title_sub inventing the century
topic_facet Edison, Thomas A, Electrical engineering, History, Inventors