Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

  • by Margaret Frith
  • Narrated by Kevin Pariseau
  • 1 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison's inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture of worms and water to see if she could fly!

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inspirating

It is about a resumed version of his Life. very interesting history of a great man
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Great Biography,

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-24-2009
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA and Audible