Mckinley Murder And The Pan American Exposition

Author: Roger Pickenpaugh
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476625913
Size: 48.87 MB
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This new treatment of the McKinley assassination is the first to focus on the compelling story of the Exposition: its labor and construction challenges; the garish Midway; the fight for inclusion of an accurate African-American display to ...

Buffalo Noir

Author: Ed Park
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617754218
Size: 33.11 MB
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The stories, with settings all over the city, provide a virtual tour of what's noir about Buffalo, and Buffalo about noir." --Artvoice "Buffalo gets its day in the dark with 183 pages of marvelous yarns....A true treat.

The Grid

Author: Gretchen Bakke
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040124X
Size: 23.57 MB
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The Grid tells--entertainingly, perceptively--the story of what has been called "the largest machine in the world†?: its fascinating history, its problematic present, and its potential role in a brighter, cleaner future.

Murder Machine

Author: Gene Mustain
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101665882
Size: 53.95 MB
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Now complete with personal revelations of one of the key players, this is the savage story that leaves no corpse unturned in its terrifying telling. INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHS From the Paperback edition.

The Woodchipper Murder

Author: Arthur Herzog
Publisher: Arthur Herzog III
ISBN: 0595183549
Size: 10.19 MB
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" Helle Crafts was last seen on November 18, 1986. In the style of a brilliant detective novel, Arthur Herzog skillfully re-creates the hour-by-hour circumstantial details that inform this grisly true-crime narrative.

The Turk

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425190395
Size: 15.49 MB
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Describes the eighteenth-century invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of the Turk, a mechanical man fashioned of wood, powered by clockwork, and capable of playing chess, examining the machine's remarkable career in light of the industrial ...

They All Laughed

Author: Ira Flatow
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060924152
Size: 27.85 MB
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An enlightening and fun look at scientific discoveries and the often wacky and accidental ways in which they have led to some of the most important inventions--by award-winning journalist Ira Flatow.

Inviting Disaster

Author: James R. Chiles
Publisher: HarperBusiness
ISBN: 9780066620817
Size: 78.74 MB
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Combining riveting storytelling with eye-opening findings, Inviting Disaster shows what happens when our reach for new technology exceeds our grasp, and explains what we need to know to survive on the machine frontier.

Cyberspies

Author: Gordon Corera
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781681771540
Size: 33.15 MB
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The previously untold and previously highly classified story of the conflux of espionage and technology, with a compelling narrative rich with astonishing revelations taking readers from World War II to the internet age."