Author: Matthew Josephson
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471548065
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Depicts Edison as a pivotal figure in America's economic and industrial revolution success and at the same time as a human being, including his exploitative and, at times, crude qualities.


Author: Paul Israel
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471362708
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"-Kirkus Reviews The conventional story of Thomas Edison reads more like myth than history: With only three months of formal education, a hardworking young man overcomes the odds and becomes one of the greatest inventors in history.

Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Michael Burgan
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780756520991
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Chapter 6 Page 57, line 27: Edison: A Biography, p. 181. I'auc 58, line 25: Menlo
Park Reminiscences. Volume 1, p. 427. Page 59, line 1: Ibid. Page 60, line 16: "
Edison." 24 April 2006. www.nps.gov/edis/edifun/edifun_4andup/ faqs_fables.
htm Page 60, line 25: Edison: A Biography, p. 252. Page 61, line 7: "Thomas A.
Edison, 1884." 24 April 2006. http://edison.nitgers.edu/ latimer/tael.htm Page 61,
line 22: Vincent P. Carosso. The Morgans: Private International Bankers 1854-

Thomas Edison

Author: Jan Adkins
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780756652074
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Highlights the life and accomplishments of the inventor of the phonograph, the electric light bulb, and many other devices.

Genius Unmasked

Author: Roberta Ness
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199976597
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By Edison: Edison TA (1878) The phonograph and its future. The North American
Review 126:527–536. Quotes: “Discovery is not just invention.” Edison quoted by
EHJohnson article in Electrical World, February 22, 1890; “He who makes two
blades of grass grow...” Rowland quoted in Josephson M (1959) Edison: A
biography. New York: McGraw-Hill; “I was always at the foot of the class...” Edison
quoted in New York Herald Tribune article, October 19, 1931; “I haven't heard a
bird ...

From Edison To Enron

Author: Richard Munson
Publisher: Northeast-Midwest Institute
ISBN: 9780275987404
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Josephson, Edison: A Biography. 26. Steve Silberman, "The Energy Web," Wired,
July 2001, quoting Elbert Hubbard. 27. Thomas R. Casten, Power Failure (August
1, 2001 draft). 28. Silverberg, Light for the World. 29. Ibid. 30. Ibid. 31. Ibid. 32.
Conot, A Streak of Luck. 33. Silverberg, Light for the World. 34. Conot, A Streak of
Luck. 35. Israel, Edison: A Life of Indention. 36. Silverberg, Light for the World. 37.
Josephson, Edison: A Biography. 38. Silverberg, Light for the World. 39.

The Story Of Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Margaret Cousins
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780606119221
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A biography of the great inventor whose creations have contributed to the comfort, convenience, and entertainment of people all over the world.

The Story Of Thomas A Edison

Author: Inez Nellie Canfield McFee
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Edison's work ethics are emphasized in his maxim and detailed in The Story of Thomas A. Edison, a biography which traces the life and work of this creative and fascinating, self-educated visionary who defied convention.