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Edwin Van Wyck Zschau represented California's 12th District in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 1987. In 1986 he ran as the Republican candidate for a seat in the United States Senate.
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The Wright Brothers
David McCullough - 2015-05-05
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Discover the gripping tale of two bicycle mechanics who forever changed the world by teaching it how to fly. Fueled by exceptional courage, determination, and curiosity, the Wright brothers risked their lives to take to the air and overcome every obstacle that stood in their way. Master historian David McCullough offers an enjoyable and fast-paced read that captures the marvel of what the Wrights accomplished, drawing on extensive family papers to paint a portrait of the brothers and their indispensable sister, Katharine. This is essential reading, a timeless story of heroic proportions that soars with uncommon empathy and fluency.
Ed Zschau
A fabulous book.      source
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Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson - 2011-10-24
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Explore the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries in this exclusive New York Times bestselling biography. Based on over forty interviews with the subject and over a hundred interviews with colleagues, friends, adversaries, and family members, this riveting story delves into the demons that drove this innovative icon to both great success and deep despair. From personal computers to digital publishing, he connected creativity with technology to create value, leaving a legacy that is both instructive and cautionary.
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His Life and Universe
Walter Isaacson - 2007-04-10
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Explore the fascinating story of a rebellious genius, Albert Einstein, in this riveting biography by Walter Isaacson. Based on newly released personal letters, Isaacson shows how Einstein's scientific imagination sprang from his impertinent personality and creativity. Discover how a struggling patent clerk became the mind-reader of the cosmos, unlocking the mysteries of the atom and universe by questioning conventional wisdom and embracing a morality based on free minds and individuals. This compelling read is a testament to the power of creativity and freedom, just as relevant today as it was during Einstein's extraordinary life.
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Benjamin Franklin
An American Life
Walter Isaacson - 2004-06-01 (first published in 2003)
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Explore the life of one of America's most fascinating founding fathers in this engrossing biography. From his humble beginnings as a runaway apprentice to his rise as a writer, inventor, diplomat, and political leader, Benjamin Franklin helped define our national character. Discover the wit behind Poor Richard's Almanac, the wisdom behind the Declaration of Independence, and the compromises that created a near-perfect Constitution. Through colorful storytelling, Walter Isaacson provides an intimate look into Franklin's life and how he helped shape the American identity, making this book a must-read for anyone interested in history or politics.