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Kenneth Silverman's Lightning Man is an excellent biography of the originator of one of the most significant inventions of the 19th century i.e. the telegraph. Read morePublished 2 months ago by jesse kasowitz
Not only was Silverman's book thoroughly researched to cover Morse's life from beginning to end, but it was written as a compelling true-life story with all the conflict,... Read morePublished 14 months ago by mendisimo
CITATION: Silverman, K. (2004). Lightning man: the accursed life of Samuel F. B. Morse. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press (Paperback).
Reviewer: Dr W. P. Palmer. Read more
Highly recommended. A thoroughly researched, readable work on the life of Samuel F.B. Morse. It is a layered story with many levels. Read morePublished on May 26, 2013 by William D. Hooper
Set aside time to enjoy this awesome biography to learn what a great American Samuel Morse is...after reading this book, you will agree with me that he is one of the most imporant... Read morePublished on December 8, 2012 by Peter F. Hallock
This is a biography that met all my requirements: it was fast paced, very informative, well written and well researched. Read morePublished on December 8, 2010 by William Matheson
Great book! Samuel Finley Breese Morse was a fascinating person to read about. I first became interested in him, when I went led a group to tour Historic Speedwell-the Birthplace... Read morePublished on November 30, 2010 by ruthie62