The Invention of Everything Else

The Invention of Everything Else

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New York City thrums with energy, wonder, and possibility in this magical novel about the life of Nikola Tesla.

It is 1943, and the renowned inventor Nikola Tesla occupies a forbidden room on the 33rd floor of the Hotel New Yorker, stealing electricity. Louisa, a young maid at the hotel determined to befriend him, wins his attention through a shared love of pigeons; with her we hear his tragic and tremendous life story unfold. Meanwhile, Louisa discovers that her father--and her handsome, enigmatic love interest, Arthur Vaughan--are on an unlikely mission to travel back in time and find his beloved late wife. A masterful hybrid of history, biography, and science fiction, The Invention of Everything Else is an absorbing story about love and death and a wonderfully imagined homage to one of history's most visionary scientists.

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008
ISBN: 9780618801121
061880112X
Branch Call Number: FICTION HUNT
Characteristics: 257 p. ; 24 cm

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DORAJANCIC
Jan 21, 2013

its Nikola Tesla.

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uncommonreader
Jul 27, 2012

A fictionalized imaging of the Nikoli Tesla, inventor of the alternating current. Somewhat odd.

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