Fulton is the ideal subject for junior biography, for his career really began in his schooldays, when he started invention...

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BOAT BUILDER: The Story of Robert Fulton

Fulton is the ideal subject for junior biography, for his career really began in his schooldays, when he started invention out of necessity. Pencils, paddle wheels, Roman candles -- these were a few things that electrified his schoolmates. From that time on, this versatile man -- portrait painter and inventor --had a fascinating career, on both sides of the ocean, and the list of his achievements makes dramatic copy.

Pub Date: Aug. 26, 1940

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Publisher: Scribner

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 1, 1940