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Prodigal genius : the life of Nikola Tesla, John J. O'Neill

Label
Prodigal genius : the life of Nikola Tesla
Title
Prodigal genius
Title remainder
the life of Nikola Tesla
Statement of responsibility
John J. O'Neill
Title variation
Life of Nikola Tesla
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tesla's eccentric personality gives his life story the quality of the strangest romance. He made his first million before he was forty, yet gave up the royalties on his profitable invention as a gesture of friendship, and died almost in poverty. In this penetrating study of the life and inventions of a scientific superman, the life of Tesla is revealed
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1889-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Neill, John J.
Dewey number
  • 621.3/092/4
  • B
  • 926
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • TK140.T4
  • TK140.T4
LC item number
  • O64 2008
  • A3 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tesla, Nikola
  • Tesla, Nikola
  • Electrical engineers
  • Inventors
  • Electrical engineers
  • Inventors
  • United States
Label
Prodigal genius : the life of Nikola Tesla, John J. O'Neill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published in 1944. Includes partial list of Telsa patents
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Light and power -- Fortune and fame -- Internal vibration -- Self-made superman -- Afterglow
Control code
ocn182731170
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781931882859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)182731170
Label
Prodigal genius : the life of Nikola Tesla, John J. O'Neill
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published in 1944. Includes partial list of Telsa patents
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Light and power -- Fortune and fame -- Internal vibration -- Self-made superman -- Afterglow
Control code
ocn182731170
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781931882859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)182731170

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