The Wizard of Menlo Park

by Randall E. Stross | March 25, 2008 | History

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4.2 stars

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Thomas Edison’s greatest invention? His own fame.

At the height of his fame Thomas Alva Edison was hailed as “the Napoleon of invention” and blazed in the public imagination as a virtual demigod. Starting with the first public demonstrations of the phonograph in 1878 and extending through the development of incandescent light and the first motion picture cameras, Edison’s name became emblematic of all t...

More details for The Wizard of Menlo Park

  • ISBN #

    1400047633

  • Page count

    400 pages

  • Publication Date

    March 25, 2008

  • Publisher

    Crown

  • Category

    Non-Fiction

  • Genre

    History

  • Amazon Star Rating

    4.2

  • Amazon Ratings Count

    124 ratings

  • Amazon Last Rating Data Date

    September 4, 2021

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