Get this from a library! Edison: a biography. [Matthew Josephson]. F. Garvin Davenport; Edison: A Biography. By Matthew Josephson. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company. c. Pp. xii, $), The American. Available in: Paperback. Regarded as the classic standard biography on Thomas Edison. It is the only biography written in the last 40 years to be.

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Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. He knew he was made for greatness. While Edison’s first wife had been a Sunday school teacher, he himself “cared nothing for church”.

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We find out less about the inner man in this book — perhaps because his work as an inventor consumed his life. HathiTrust Digital Library, Limited view search only. I thought reading about Thomas Edison would be excited. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. 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.

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