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Kill Edison
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Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This tale is a sci-fi western unlike anything you've read before. Lance has traveled back in time to stop Thomas Edison from inventing the light bulb. He is a madman determined to obstruct the progress of technology, pursued by mercenaries hired by General Electric determined to eradicate him and by his brother Dexter determined to bring him back to the twenty-first century alive.
A Walking Tour of Schenectady, New York
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Schenectady, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Fort Myers, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Fort Myers, Florida is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Flash O' Lantern: 13+ Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,840. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Flash fiction short stories are great for reading on mobile devices and when time is limited. Flash O' Lantern contains 13 strange, eerie flash fiction stories about spiders, snakes and shoes, haunted houses, trick-or-treating costumes gone bad, vampires, ghosts, zombies, aliens + more! 13 historical October horror events are also reviewed + author notes.
Tom Horn vs. The Warlords of Krupp
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Ex-gunslinger Tom Horn is rescued from a hangman's noose and recruited to escort teenage Eleanor Roosevelt to Vienna. The trip includes cameos by historical characters Theodore Roosevelt, the Wright Brothers,Thomas Edison, Mata Hari, and even a very young Adolf Hitler. The characters were real, the steampunk adventure is wild, and the fun is nonstop.
The Discovery of Electricity: A History Just for Kids!
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 31. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
In this book, we will be looking at the discovery of electricity. We will talk a little about the science of what electricity is, and then we will talk about how it was discovered and how smart inventors found a way to use this force to make the world a more comfortable place to live in. What would you like to learn about electricity? This book will look at the discovery of electricity from six
Inventors You Should Know: Profiles for Kids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book contains six short profiles of six famous inventors. Included profiles: Alexander Graham Bell Edwin Land George Westinghouse Jerome Lemelson Nikola Tesla Thomas Edison
The Narrow Road: An Adventure on the Lincoln Highway
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Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book is not a history of the Lincoln Highway, nor is it a travel guide listing all the sites and attractions. Instead, this is a travel narrative in the tradition of "Travels with Charley.” John Jay Abbott’s journey is a combination of swashbuckling adventure as well as careful reflection and discovery. It reveals a portrait of America and Americans found along the Lincoln Highway.
Thomas Edison: America's Greatest Inventor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Thomas Edison was an inventor. He invented the electric lighting system, the phonograph and alkaline batteries. He invented a camera to record moving pictures and a device for watching them. He added sound to create a motion picture. He worked on and improved many of the machines we use today. He even created a battery powered car. Thomas Edison created more inventions than any other inventor.