Discover A dramatic and poignant portrait.
American Scientist Excellent...a significant contribution to the recent history of science...informative and delightful to read.
Publishers Weekly Well documented, sympathetic, and engaging.
Choice Cheney's excellent biography of one of the most idiosyncratic and truly enigmatic "scientists" is both comprehensive and well written...very warmly recommended.
The Sunday Times, London Uncommonly colorful...absorbing.
About the Author
is a biographer of unusual versatility. In addition to her two major studies of Tesla (most recently Tesla: Master of Lightning,
with Robert Uth), she has written Midnight at Mabel's,
a biography of the great cabaret singer and song stylist Mabel Mercer. Cheney is also the author of Meanwhile Farm
and Why: The Serial Killer in America.
She lives in California.