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From author Marc J. Seifer comes the definitive biography of Nikola Tesla, the founding father of modern electrical technology, based on original material and previously unavailable documents.

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Nikola Tesla (1856–1943), credited as the inspiration for radio, robots, and even radar, has been called the patron saint of modern electricity. Based on original material and previously unavailable documents, this acclaimed book is the definitive biography of the man considered by many to be the founding father of modern electrical technology. Among Tesla's creations were the channeling of alternating current, fluorescent and neon lighting, wireless telegraphy, and the giant turbines that harnessed the power of Niagara Falls.

"Simon Prebble offers a solid reading." ---AudioFile

"Seifer's vivid, revelatory, exhaustively researched biography rescues pioneer inventor Nikola Tesla from cult status and restores him to his rightful place as a principal architect of the modern age." ---Publishers Weekly Starred Review

"Seifer does an admirable job of explaining his subject's technical feats and analyzing his psychological idiosyncrasies. Tinged with pathos, this meticulously researched biography deserves attention from all who would understand the human tragedies played out in the shadows of our neon culture." ---Booklist
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The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius

Author Marc J. Seifer

Narrated by Simon Prebble

Publication date Nov 7, 2011

Running time 22 hrs

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