Prodigal Genius : The Life of Nikola Tesla [used book][hard to get]

Prodigal Genius : The Life of Nikola Tesla [used book][hard to get]

By: John J. O'Neill

Price: $30.00

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Book Condition: Good


Paperback in good condtion with light rubbing to the edges of the cover, slight sun fading on the rear cover and what looks like a liquid spill mark on the to right corner that does not extend into the pages and has not affected the book at all. Even the gods of old, in the wildest imaginings of their worshipers, never undertook such gigantic tasks of world-wide dimension as those which Tesla attempted and accomplished. -from Chapter One First published in 1944 and long a favorite of Tesla fans, this is a definitive biography of the man without whom modern civilization would not exist. Nikola Tesla, pioneer of electrical engineering, was a close friend of Pulitzer Prize-winning author O'Neill, and here, O'Neill captures the man as a scientist and as a public figure, exploring: . how Tesla's father inspired his life in engineering . why Tesla clung to his theories of electricity in the face of opposition . how the shy but newly popular Tesla navigated the social life of New York in the gay 1890s . Tesla's friendship with Mark Twain . the story of Tesla's lost Nobel Prize . Tesla's dabblings in the paranormal, and much more.

Title: Prodigal Genius : The Life of Nikola Tesla [used book][hard to get]

Author Name: John J. O'Neill

Categories: Science and Medical Bios, Scientist Biographies,

Publisher: USA, Brotherhood of Life: 1994

ISBN Number: 9147323310

ISBN Number 13: 9789147323319

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 21.3 x 13.7 x 2.1 cm

Kg: 0.47 Kg

Seller ID: 9147323310

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