The Goodyear Story
An Inventor's Obsession and the Struggle for A Rubber MonopolyBook - 2002
Richard Korman has written a fascinating biography of an inventor, Charles Goodyear, harnessing a new technology that also provides a panoramic view of America at the onset of its industrial revolution. Drawing on newly discovered archival records, Korman tells a suspenseful story of scientific experimentation and legal struggle in creating a portrait of an eminent American whose eccentricity anticipates the trials of new economy pioneers of today.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Encounter Books, 2002.
Edition: First edition.
Branch Call Number: 678.2092 G639
Characteristics: ix, 230 pages : illustrations,  pages of plates ; 24 cm