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    • Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

    • By: Margaret Frith
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison's inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture of worms and water to see if she could fly!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • inspirating

    • By Elcio on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $3.47