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Tesla : inventor of the modern / Richard Munson.

Munson, Richard, (author.).
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  • 16 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 19 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clinton PL - Clinton B TESLA (Text) 36806002085833 NEW ITEMS Checked out 02/05/2019
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza BIO TESLA nikola (Text) 840191002517984 Auburn Plaza - Adult Nonfiction Checked out 01/31/2019
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 Adult Biography Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland B T337m (Text) 76383000459535 Adult Biographies Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon BIO TESLA (Text) 30653001417922 Adult Biographies Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 621.3 MUN (Text) 34330513245978 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell 921 TES (Text) 36823001673600 Non Fiction Checked out 01/26/2019
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]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references 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 -- Appendix: The marvel of electricity.
Summary, etc.:
"Nikola Tesla invented the radio, robots, and remote control. His electric induction motors run our appliances and factories, yet he has been largely overlooked by history. In Tesla, Richard Munson presents a comprehensive portrait of this farsighted and underappreciated mastermind."--Publisher's description.
Subject: Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943.
Tesla, Nikola 1856-1943
Electrical engineers > United States > Biography.
Inventors > United States > Biography.
Electrical engineering > History.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING > Engineering (General)
Genre: Biographies.

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