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The Resource Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison, Michael Daly

Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison, Michael Daly

Label
Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison
Title
Topsy
Title remainder
the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison
Statement of responsibility
Michael Daly
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes how a circus elephant named Topsy was electrocuted in 1903 with 6,600 volts of alternating current as proof that it was much more dangerous than direct current in an ongoing dispute between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185585
Cataloging source
JAI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Daly, Michael
Dewey number
791.3/20929
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1831.E4
LC item number
D35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barnum, P. T.
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Topsy (Elephant)
  • Elephants
  • Circus animals
  • Circus
  • Electrocution
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the startling story of the crooked tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison
Label
Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison, Michael Daly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 369 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802119049
Isbn Type
(hc)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)850420895
  • (OCoLC)ocn850420895
Label
Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison, Michael Daly
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 369 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802119049
Isbn Type
(hc)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)850420895
  • (OCoLC)ocn850420895

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