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Sterling Biographies: Thomas Edison

The Man Who Lit Up the World (Sterling Biographies)

by Martin Woodside

  • 81 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Sterling .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical figures,
  • Inventors, engineers & medical figures,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • USA,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • Technology - Inventions,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology,
  • STUDY AIDS - SPARKCHARTS,
  • Biography,
  • Electric engineers,
  • Inventors,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8394129M
    ISBN 101402732295
    ISBN 109781402732294
    OCLC/WorldCa81150367


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One of history’s most prolific inventors, and perhaps America’s first celebrity, Thomas Alva Edison did more than bring incandescent light into every household and industry; he created a world-renowned brand, raised capital to support research and business, and pursued patents for his 1,+ inventions.

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