Thomas Alva Edison; who transformed his childhood problem of deafness into an exemplary quality of concentration; did not get tired till his last.
Author: Vinod Kumar Mishra
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Thomas Alva Edison, who transformed his childhood problem of deafness into an exemplary quality of concentration, did not get tired till his last. Despite being deprived of formal education, this great scientist studied literature and science with immense interest, acquired new patents on an average in every 15 days of his active life. Through him, the world entered into the modern era and it led to an onset of consumerism. Destiny made him lose at every step. He suffered massive losses in business, several of his inventions failed, his laboratory gutted, his friends and associates duped him, his children earned his distrust, but at every stage of his life Edison continued to give something to the world. The father of amazing inventions like electric bulb, Gramophone, cinema and rubber worked relentlessly during the times of both war and peace. He also did journalism and public service. He loved humanity and birds. He also helped the blind and promoted new artists through his films. Everybody from the President of America to the common man was his admirer. Even today Edison, like Einstein, remains an interesting subject for those involved in research work. This book is a brilliant story of a remarkable life.