Who Built That

Who Built That

Awe-inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs

Audiobook CD - 2015
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Michelle Malkin takes listeners on an eclectic journey of American capitalism, from the colonial period to the Industrial Age to the present, spotlighting awe-inspiring and little-known 'tinkerpreneurs' who achieved their dreams of doing well by doing good. Learn how Paul Revere became America's first tech titan; how famous patent holders Abraham Lincoln and Mark Twain championed the nation's unique system of intellectual property rights; and more.
Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, p2015
ISBN: 9781442387140
1442387149
Branch Call Number: 609.2273 M2957w 2015 CD
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio
digital,optical
7 sound discs (8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Simon & Schuster Audio (Firm)

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JCLJoyceM Aug 25, 2017

A history of American "tinkerpreneurs" provides the stories of a range of American businesses, from the Maglite flashlight to the Gillette razor to today's artificial limbs. At times I longed for an image of the processes described, so that is a disadvantage to the audiobook. The excessively long tracks, several over 20 minutes, make it difficult to get back to one's place. You do have to tolerate Malkin's anti-government bias, but you can easily skip past the foreword and the conclusive chapters.

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