The Telephone Gambit
Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret
By (author) Seth Shulman
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Telephone Gambit by Seth Shulman
Book DescriptionThroughout his career, Alexander Graham Bell, one of the world's most famous inventors, was plagued by a secret: he stole the key idea behind the invention of the telephone. While researching at MIT, science journalist Seth Shulman scrutinized Bell's journals and within them found the smoking gun: a hint of deeply buried historical deception. Delving further into Bell's life, Shulman unearthed the surprising story behind the telephone, a tale of romance, corruption, and unchecked ambition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393333688
(211mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 30-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Seth Shulman
Seth Shulman is an author, editor, and journalist specializing in issues in science, technology, and the environment. His most recent books include Unlocking the Sky and Owning the Future. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.
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