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  • Presenting Buffalo Bill

    The Man Who Invented the Wild West

    by Candace Fleming

    Everyone knows the name Buffalo Bill, but few these days know what he did or, in some cases, didn't do. Was he a Pony Express rider? Did he serve Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn? Did he scalp countless Native Americans, or did he defend their rights?This, the first significant biography of Buffalo Bill Cody for younger readers in many years, explains it all. With copious archival ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Buffalo Bill Cody

    The Man Who Shaped the Wild West Legend

    by Lew Freedman

    William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody (1846-1917) rose from humble origins in Iowa to become one of the most famous and most photographed people in the world. He became a leading scout during the American Indian Wars, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor, and a renowned show business fixture whose traveling Wild West exhibitions played to millions of spectators the world over for 30 years. He ... Read more

    $18.09 USD

  • The Man Who Invented the Computer

    by Jane Smiley

    From one of our most acclaimed novelists, a David-and-Goliath biography for the digital age.One night in the late 1930s, in a bar on the Illinois–Iowa border, John Vincent Atanasoff, a professor of physics at Iowa State University, after a frustrating day performing tedious mathematical calculations in his lab, hit on the idea that the binary number system and electronic switches, combined with an ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Charles Fort

    The Man Who Invented the Supernatural

    by Jim Steinmeyer

    The seminal biography of the twentieth century’s premier chronicler of the paranormal, Charles Fort—a man whose very name gave rise to an adjective, fortean, to describe the unexplained.By the early 1920s, Americans were discovering that the world was a strange place.Charles Fort could demonstrate that it was even stranger than anyone suspected. Frogs fell from the sky. Blood rained from the ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Graeme Clark

    The man who invented the bionic ear

    by Mark Worthing

    As a young man, Graeme Clark read about Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie and other great scientists, little knowing that one day he would join their ranks. After watching his father struggle with hearing problems, Graeme knew he wanted to find a solution to deafness.Graeme became a surgeon, and his quiet persistence and methodical approach yielded results that fulfilled his childhood dream. Around the ... Read more

    $11.79 USD

  • Management Lessons from Taiichi Ohno: What Every Leader Can Learn from the Man who Invented the Toyota Production System

    by Takehiko Harada

    The 15 most powerful practices of the legendary Taiichi Ohno you can use to drive breakthrough productivity improvements in your companyHaving spent 40 years working at the side of Taichii Ohno at Toyota, Takehiko Harada recounts his experiences transforming operations as we know them.In Management Lessons from Taichii Ohno, Harada explains, “Good Kaizen makes an environment where work is ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • The Man Who Invented the Daleks

    The Strange Worlds of Terry Nation

    by Alwyn W. Turner

    The Daleks are one of the most iconic and fearsome creations in television history. Since their first appearance in 1963, they have simultaneously fascinated and terrified generations of children, their instant success ensuring, and sometimes eclipsing, that of Doctor Who. They sprang from the imagination of Terry Nation, a failed stand-up comic who became one of the most prolific writers for ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

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    The Man Who Invented the Computer

    The Biography of John Atanasoff, Digital Pioneer

    by Jane Smiley

    Narrated by Kathe Mazur

    Unabridged

    8 hours 15 min

    From one of our most acclaimed novelists, a David-and-Goliath biography for the digital age.One night in the late 1930s, in a bar on the Illinois–Iowa border, John Vincent Atanasoff, a professor of physics at Iowa State University, after a frustrating day performing tedious mathematical calculations in his lab, hit on the idea that the binary number system and electronic switches, combined with an ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Drucker

    The Man Who Invented the Corporate Society

    by John Tarant

    A biography of Peter Drucker, one of the most pre-eminent businessmen and theorists. ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

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    Alexander Graham Bell

    The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone

    by Morgan Wesson and 1 more

    Narrated by Donald Corren

    Unabridged

    6 hours 30 min

    Edwin Grosvenor writes of Bell's other extraordinary inventions: the first transmission of sound over light waves, metal detector, first practical phonograph, and early airplanes, including the first to fly in Canada. He also examines Bell's humanitarian efforts, including support for women's suffrage, civil rights, and speeches about what he warned would be a "greenhouse effect" of pollution ... Read more

    $29.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Man Who Invented the Third Reich

    by Stan Lauryssens

    The man who created the concept of the Third Reich, had a great influence upon Hitler, and was horrified at what he unleashed This remarkable biography of the key figure in the formation of the political ideals behind the Third Reich charts the progress of a political activist as his theories became reality, and the repercussions that led to his suicide. Arthur Moeller van der Bruck’s seminal work ... Read more

    $11.39 USD

  • American Endurance

    Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the Vanishing Wild West

    by Richard A. Serrano

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Richard A. Serrano's new book American Endurance: Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the Vanishing Wild West is history, mystery, and Western all rolled into one. In June 1893, nine cowboys raced across a thousand miles of American prairie to the Chicago World's Fair. For two weeks they thundered past angry sheriffs, governors, and Humane ... Read more

    $17.99 USD