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Empires of Light

Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World

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Empires of Light

Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World

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Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World
October 12, 2004, Random House Trade Paperbacks
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"In the late spring of 1882, Thomas Alva Edison, world famous as the folksy genius who had invented the improved telegraph and telephone, the amazing talking phonograph, and the incandescent light bulb, would shamble in occasionally to the hushed, formal suites of Drexel, Morgan & Company at 23 Wall Street, an imposing white marble Renaissance palace of mammon."

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In the late spring of 1882, Thomas Alva Edison, world famous as the folksy genius who had invented the improved telegraph and telephone, the amazing talking phonograph, and the incandescent light bulb, would shamble in occasionally to the hushed, formal suites of Drexel, Morgan & Company at 23 Wall Street, an imposing white marble Renaissance palace of mammon.
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