• Thomas Edison: A Captivating Guide to the Life of a Genius Inventor

  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Duke Holm
  • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 03-28-18
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Captivating History
  • 5 out of 5 stars 4.9 (25 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Explore the captivating life of Thomas Edison.
Thomas Edison was born into a hard-working but attentive family. He struggled in school and became deaf at an early age. Born on February 11, 1847, Edison would become, arguably, the best-known American inventor of all time. His invention of the light bulb was one of more than 1,000 patents he held during his lifetime. Others included the phonograph, the electrical grid, and motion pictures. His work changed the way we see and hear the world around us.
Some of the topics covered in this audiobook include:



America Before Edison
Enter the Edisons
Edison’s Mother and Life in Port Huron
Telegraphy and Leaving Home
Inventing the Future in Menlo Park
The Industrial Revolution and Lighting New York
The Phonograph and Moving Pictures
The World Columbian Exposition
The War of the Currents
Love, Marriage, and Seminole Lodge
Edison’s War Work
Edison and Anti-Semitism
The Electric Chair
The Next Generation of Edison’s
Edison’s Legacy
And much more!
Learn more about Thomas Edison!
©2018 Captivating History (P)2018 Captivating History
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5 out of 5 stars
By Ezra on 04-14-18

Understandable

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I learned more about the life and career of Thomas…. His only invention that I knew about was the light bulb but was amazed to learn that he is also behind the invention ...

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5 out of 5 stars
By Spirit Finder on 04-14-18

Great Achievements

He was a great scientist with great achievements and has bestowed to the whole world awesome works that were not mentioned in textbooks. Edison did bear his own portion of failures, but the achievements far outweigh them all. I love how the essentials are presented in this Captivating Guide.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ranjan on 04-15-18

Definitely worth the read

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Edison was really a mastermind, even if his rational and sentiments were not always precise. Though, the scope of his willpower to resolve a problem is infrequently seen anymore. Definitely worth the read!

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By Zarqa on 04-15-18

Worth reading!

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The book is generally in sequential well-ordered by periods of Edison's life. He did so numerous things besides electricity. He had incredible drive. He knew he was made for greatness. He lived in such a great time for this country. Worth reading!

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