Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs /

Conservative journalist Malkin provides an eclectic journey of American capitalism, from the colonial period to the Industrial Age to the present, spotlighting little-known "tinkerpreneurs" who achieved their dreams of doing well by doing good. Learn how Paul Revere became America's f...

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Main Author: Malkin, Michelle.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Threshold Editions/Mercury Ink, 2015.
Edition:First Threshold Editions/Mercury Ink hardcover edition.
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505 0 |a Part I: Engineers of prosperity. Maglite's Tony Maglica : torchbearer of the American Dream ; The wizards of cool : air-conditioning innovators Willis Carrier and Irvine Lyle ; Roebling : the family that built America's most famous bridges -- Part II: The miracle of the mundane. I, toilet paper ; Crowning glory : how William Painter's bottle caps became a $9 billion business ; "Keep looking" : how Painter's razor-sharp genius inspired King Gillette ; Seeing dollars in the dirt : the wisdom of Charles E. Hires -- Part III: BFFs : dynamic duos of American business. Death-defying mavericks of glass : Edward Libbey and Michael Owens ; "Perfect partnership" : Westinghouse, Tesla, and the harnessing of Niagara Falls -- Part IV: Past, present, future. Smart limbs : the next generation of American tinkerpreneurs. 
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