Mckinley Murder And The Pan American Exposition

Author: Roger Pickenpaugh
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 147666630X
Size: 26.37 MB
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This new treatment of the McKinley assassination is the first to focus on the compelling story of the Exposition: its labor and construction challenges; the garish Midway; the fight for inclusion of an accurate African-American display to ...

The Grid

Author: Gretchen Bakke
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040124X
Size: 73.31 MB
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The Grid tells--entertainingly, perceptively--the story of what has been called "the largest machine in the world†?: its fascinating history, its problematic present, and its potential role in a brighter, cleaner future.

Buffalo Noir

Author: Ed Park
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617754218
Size: 62.69 MB
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The stories, with settings all over the city, provide a virtual tour of what's noir about Buffalo, and Buffalo about noir." --Artvoice "Buffalo gets its day in the dark with 183 pages of marvelous yarns....A true treat.

They All Laughed

Author: Ira Flatow
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060924152
Size: 50.78 MB
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An enlightening and fun look at scientific discoveries and the often wacky and accidental ways in which they have led to some of the most important inventions--by award-winning journalist Ira Flatow.

The Turk

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425190395
Size: 69.52 MB
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Describes the eighteenth-century invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of the Turk, a mechanical man fashioned of wood, powered by clockwork, and capable of playing chess, examining the machine's remarkable career in light of the industrial ...

The Woodchipper Murder

Author: Arthur Herzog
Publisher: Arthur Herzog III
ISBN: 0595183549
Size: 72.20 MB
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" Helle Crafts was last seen on November 18, 1986. In the style of a brilliant detective novel, Arthur Herzog skillfully re-creates the hour-by-hour circumstantial details that inform this grisly true-crime narrative.

Flash Of Genius

Author: John Seabrook
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312535728
Size: 38.68 MB
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Essays explore inspiration and entrepreneurship in everyday Americans, including the story of Bob Kearns, who invented the intermittent windshield wiper.

The Wars Of The Roosevelts

Author: William J. Mann
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062383353
Size: 64.65 MB
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For the first time, The Wars of the Roosevelts also includes the stories of Elliott’s daughter and grandchildren, and never-before-seen photographs from their archives.

Cyberspies

Author: Gordon Corera
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781681771540
Size: 77.36 MB
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The previously untold and previously highly classified story of the conflux of espionage and technology, with a compelling narrative rich with astonishing revelations taking readers from World War II to the internet age."