House of Invention

House of Invention

The Secret Life of Everyday Products

Book - 2000
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Freelance writer Lindsay shares stories from the history of invention. Proceeding room-by-room (from bathroom to garage), he emphasizes the personalities responsible for 21 everyday objects--from Madame C.J. Walker's hair straightener to breakfast cereal (a result of Kellogg sibling rivalry) to the invention alleged to have been devised by the mythical Dr. Condom. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Lyons Press, c2000
ISBN: 9781558217409
Call Number: 609 L645h
Characteristics: xi, 179 p. : ill. ; 19 cm


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