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Nikola Tesla: A Captivating Guide to the Life of a Genius Inventor

Narrated by: Duke Holm
Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
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Explore the Captivating Life of Nikola Tesla!

Obsessive, brilliant, and tortured, Nikola Tesla was lauded for his invention of the alternating current (AC) and other significant contributions to science. His claim that “harnessing the forces of nature was the only worthwhile scientific endeavor" both impressed and enraged the scientific community. Eventually his peers could no longer dismiss his eccentricities and began to view him as a crackpot - a potentially dangerous one. 

Although Tesla’s work was a major factor in the success of the second Industrial Revolution, he died alone, impoverished, and largely shunned by the scientific community that once hailed him a genius. Beset by visions, without a wife or children, Nikola Tesla’s brilliant mind changed the world, even though at the time of his death he passed unnoticed into obscurity.

Some of the topics covered in this audiobook include:  

  • Childhood
  • Education and Early Career
  • Patents and Politics
  • The Eccentric Genius
  • Tesla’s Coil and the Niagara Contract
  • Influential Friends and the Lure of Flight
  • The Wardenclyffe Tower
  • 1914 and Beyond
  • And much more!

Listen to this audiobook now to learn more about Nikola Tesla.

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An Historian, an inventor.

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He was the pioneer of the modern inventions. But he didnt able to utilize all himself.

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Awesome book...

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In an expository arrangement, this portion take single from side to side the near the beginning babyhood of teals as in Croatia where he knowledgeable strange visual dream that finally gave him wonderful powers of reminiscence and hallucination to preliminary an tremor in the Newyorkcity.

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A nice guy named Tesla

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This is a great book. It gives a view into his life that most people are unaware of. Be aware, you might not think very highly of Thomas Edison after you read this book.

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Nikola tesla was a great inventor.

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Nikola tesla was a great inventor. He was famous because of his important inventions! History books are great informative books. In these book you can learn everything about Nikola Tesla’s life and how is became one of the most famous inventors who ever lived. Great book, I highly recommend it to everyone!

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Surprisingly good

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It is a much more interesting story than I expected. Part of Tesla's purpose was to increase respect for inventors.

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  • Jayden
  • 23-11-17

Great & Detailed

Tesla talks about his inventions without conceit. His ideas were so far ahead of his time that we are only just now putting some of them to use. He knew a way to supply every household and business on this earth with electricity, wirelessly. Why was that suppressed? Very interesting book.

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  • ROXY GREEN
  • 23-11-17

Greatest Inventor

In my opinion, Tesla was the greatest inventor of all time. The dude was a total genius. The author writes briefly about memories of his youth, his education, work experience, visions, dreams and ultimately the science and visions that inspired his many inventions.

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  • Missus
  • 23-05-18

Extraordinary

My first book on Tesla and I’ve never been this satisfied. Nikola Tesla is a true genius and I appreciate the author for coming up with a great biography like this. We ought to be reminded of our history every once in a while.

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  • The Nona
  • 23-05-18

This neat guide passed my expectation.

For the most part, it has kept me absorbed and motivated with his scientific methods and ideas. I got this book in the first place, because the publisher, Captivating History comes up with good works. This passed my expectation again.

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  • Yin-Yang
  • 23-05-18

Unique info

An interesting look into Nikola Tesla’s admirable inventions. Shares unique information about him that many people aren’t unaware of.

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  • Phil Muniz
  • 22-05-18

simple guide

The format is simple, starting with his birth through death in an easy to have, engaging and interesting format. I enjoyed the " familiar" feel of it and how smoothly it flowed from chapter to chapter

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  • jyothi
  • 22-05-18

concise informations

Very well explained book. Concise and informative. Good way to know about Tesla without listening a massive volume. Nice, simple language.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-05-18

Good to be reminded of him.

Very inspiring. It’s good to be reminded of the achievements he has made. I admired him more now as I came to understand his perceptions while he was experimenting before.

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  • Dor
  • 19-05-18

Interesting! Finish it in one sitting

This is the man I look up to. The publisher, Captivating History did a fine version of his biography. Learned a few interesting facts that I didn’t know about him.

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  • endures jacob
  • 19-05-18

Truly an amazing man

I know people like this who have invented things stolen or suppressed and that is part of the tragedy of Tesla's life also. Great job bringing the information to people's attention.