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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.
Margaret Cheney 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.See all Editorial Reviews
The man obviously accomplished a lot in his life that we are still appreciating to this day. This book reads more like a revisionist apology from a committed lover then a... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Paul Fisher
Fascinating look into the life of a very interesting man. Finally his accomplishments are being more widely understood and appreciated and this book is making a great contribution... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Pidge
I liked this book - but it wasn't the greatest as far as books about Tesla go. I've definitely read better. Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Walker
One of the few books about Mr. Tesla. Cheaply printed cover. Very happy to see his old lab "Wardenclyffe" on Long Island being converted into a Tesla Museum. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Phil Reilly
Excellent biography of one of the most ingenious persons everPublished 1 month ago by Swedman Christer
The experiences of fighter pilots over the entire 20th century are studied and detailed. The evolution of such is clear and continuous.Published 2 months ago by Ange
Great start to understanding Tesla and all he provided us. Don't stop here but continue to read his personal works and other references.Published 2 months ago by Scott Hadaway