Prodigal Genius : The Life of Nikola Tesla
by O'Neill John J.


Overview - 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: .  Read more...

 
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Overview
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.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781931882859
  • ISBN-10: 1931882851
  • Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
  • Publish Date: April 2008
  • Page Count: 326
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6.08 x 0.71 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.04 pounds


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