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Series: Great Idea


Released: Aug. 10, 2010

Greasing the wheels of her smooth-running account with occasional dollops of fiction, Kulling follows the late-19th/early-20th-century African-American inventor from his youth in Canada to the successful trial of the oil cup he invented to prevent locomotives from having to stop frequently for manual oiling. Read full book review >