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Tesla : inventor of the modern / Richard Munson.

Munson, Richard, (author.).
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  • 10 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 18 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clinton PL - Clinton B TESLA (Text) 36806002085833 NEW ITEMS Checked out 10/09/2018
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza BIO TESLA nikola (Text) 840191002517984 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/03/2018
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 921 TES (Text) 33187004393332 Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 TES (Text) 33187004393340 Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg BIO TESLA (Text) 32826014148928 New Books Checked out 10/13/2018
Jay Co PL - Portland B T337m (Text) 76383000459535 Adult New Shelf, B Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon BIO TESLA (Text) 30653001417922 New Adult Bio Checked out 10/08/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 621.3 MUN (Text) 34330513245978 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell 921 TES (Text) 36823001673600 Non Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 TES (Text) 37323005397610 NONFIC Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393635447
  • ISBN: 0393635449
  • Physical Description: 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-290) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: everywhere is energy -- Born between today and tomorrow -- A glorious dream -- Reverberation of heaven's artillery -- A whirling field of force -- As revolutionary as gunpowder was to warfare -- Order of the flaming sword -- Divine organ of sight -- Earthquakes and friends -- Fire and robots -- Like a god controlling nature's power -- Sheer audacity -- Too much of a poet and visionary -- So far ahead of his time -- Epilogue: boldness of ignorance.
Summary, etc.:
Drawing on letters, technical notebooks, and other primary sources, Munson pieces together the magnificently bizarre personal life and mental habits of the enigmatic inventor.
Subject: Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943.
Electrical engineers > United States > Biography.
Inventors > United States > Biography.
Electrical engineering > History.
Genre: Biographies.

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