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Thomas Edisons greatest invention?
His own fame.
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, Thomas Edisons name became emblematic of all the wonder and promise of the emerging age of technological marvels. But this critical biography of the man who is arguably the most famous of all Americans provides a fuller view of Edisons life and timesrevealing not only how he worked, but how he managed his own fame, becoming the first great celebrity of the modern age.
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|Publisher:||Crown Publishing Group|
|Publish Date:||Mar 25, 2008|
|Number of Pages:||384|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.65|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||8.0 x 5.2 x 0.8|
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