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Publisher's Summary

Explore the Captivating Life of Nikola Tesla!
Obsessive, brilliant, and tortured, Nikola Tesla was lauded for his invention of the alternating current (AC) and other significant contributions to science. His claim that “harnessing the forces of nature was the only worthwhile scientific endeavor" both impressed and enraged the scientific community. Eventually his peers could no longer dismiss his eccentricities and began to view him as a crackpot - a potentially dangerous one. 
Although Tesla’s work was a major factor in the success of the second Industrial Revolution, he died alone, impoverished, and largely shunned by the scientific community that once hailed him a genius. Beset by visions, without a wife or children, Nikola Tesla’s brilliant mind changed the world, even though at the time of his death he passed unnoticed into obscurity.
Some of the topics covered in this audiobook include:  


Childhood
Education and Early Career
Patents and Politics
The Eccentric Genius
Tesla’s Coil and the Niagara Contract
Influential Friends and the Lure of Flight
The Wardenclyffe Tower
1914 and Beyond
And much more!
Listen to this audiobook now to learn more about Nikola Tesla.
©2017 Captivating History (P)2017 Captivating History
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By igeojames on 05-22-18

definitely good


The best thing about this book was how little time it took to be listen. If someone told me long ago I could learn so much about history (a particular subject I was never fond of) by investing so little time, I would be a history expert by now. I will definitely listen more books like this in the future

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jayden on 11-23-17

Great & Detailed

Tesla talks about his inventions without conceit. His ideas were so far ahead of his time that we are only just now putting some of them to use. He knew a way to supply every household and business on this earth with electricity, wirelessly. Why was that suppressed? Very interesting book.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Cleveden on 12-04-17

An Historian, an inventor.

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He was the pioneer of the modern inventions. But he didnt able to utilize all himself.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Leon on 11-30-17

Another great book about a great personality.

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Unquestionably an inordinate read. I taunt to envisage what the world would be like if Nikola Tesla had been given the gratitude a funds he so merited. To learn of such a great man's life is a decency. Now this book has encouraged me to learn more about him.

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By PETER on 11-27-17

The indomitable work of a Genius

A short and fascinating tale of one of the brightest minds in the field of electricity generation and propagation of the 20th century. The brilliant work of Tesla in the use of solar energy has been brought to fruition by Elon Musk in the Tesla electric car,truck and planned mass transit vehicle. The trials and tribulations encountered by Tesla born of the envy and greed of his comprtitors and unfavourable press their wealthy backers funded, were in the main overcome by Tesla’s persistence and self evident superior inventions. The indomitable genius of his work has been brought to fruition by the endeavours of Elon Musk as evidenced by the Tesla electric car, truck and planned mass transit vehicle. Tesla’s story, like his work, is focused and enjoyable leaving one with a feeling of triumph for a genius whose life’s work is enduring while motivating other inventors 75 years after his passing. Perhaps Tesla’s spiritual belief and experiences in far reaching communications beyond known wireless frequencies will manifest itself in futuristic scientific work yet to be published.

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