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Inventing the Future

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Inventing the Future

A Photobiography of Thomas Alva Edison

By Marfe Ferguson Delano

National Geographic Society, Hardcover, 9780792267218, 64pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2002

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Description
Thomas Edison's 1,093 patented inventions include the light bulb, the phonograph, and significant contributions to the fields of photography. Combining lively text, rare period photos, and Edison's own words, Delano paints a memorable portrait of this prolific American genius. Photos.


About the Author
MARFE FERGUSON DELANO is the author of 16 books for National Geographic, including Genius: A Photobiograhy of Albert Einstein, which was an Orbis Pictus Honor Book, and Inventing the Future: A Photobiography of Thomas AlvaEdison. Her latest titles for National Geographic are Helen's Eyes: a Photobiography of Annie Sullivan, Master George's People, Explore My World: Butterflies, Explore My World: Frogs, and Welcome to the World. Delano is a graduate of Duke University.
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