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Tesla

Man Out of Time

By Margaret Cheney
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Tesla: Man Out of Time by Margaret Cheney

Tesla (1981) offers an enlightening and intimate account of the life and accomplishments of one of history’s most thought-provoking and innovative inventors. These blinks chart the career of Nikola Tesla from his early battles with Thomas Edison to the controversial debate over the invention of radio communication.

  • Anyone interested in physics or engineering
  • People interested in the history of electricity and popular science
  • Curious inventors

Margaret Cheney numbers among the preeminent biographers of Nikola Tesla. Her works also include Tesla: Master of Lightning, co-written with Robert Uth, and a biography of jazz singer Mabel Mercer entitled Midnight at Mabel’s.

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