The Wizard Of Menlo Park

The Wizard Of Menlo Park

How Thomas Alva Edison Invented The Modern World

Book - 2007
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An in-depth portrait of America's greatest inventor journeys inside the life and laboratory of Thomas Edison, documenting not only his revolutionary technological innovations, but also his ability to promote and market himself and his creations.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781400047628
1400047625
Branch Call Number: B EDISON
Characteristics: 376 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm

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rspanny
Mar 05, 2014

Good read, but I would have preferred more detail on the engineering aspect of the inventing process. More insight into the technical development of phonograph and electric light filament. Less dwelling on Edison's mistakes and foolhardy interactions with reporters and press.

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