the man who it up the world

Topics: Thomas Edison, West Orange, New Jersey, Marriage Pages: 2 (439 words) Published: April 15, 2014
 The Man Who Lit Up the World
In the book "The Man Who Lit Up the World", it's biography about Thomas Edison by author name of Martin Woodside. The main idea of this story is about to tell the readers all about the life of Thomas Edison. This book tells the biography of Thomas Edison through his entire life. The book starts from the childhood of Edison as a young boy and tells the readers all about his attitude during a school life and all of his struggles when he was young. Martin woodside show on his biography how Edison married and his familly life. This book gives so much information about Edison which is all of us we didn't knew about it. Something interesting about this biography is tell the readers ,he was working for five straight days and night ,hardly sleeping to change the generation way of living. And after more than a thousand tries ,he never gave up and he was sure to try once more.

This book has thirteen chapters and each chapters describe Edison the first the author describe Edison childhood then he starts talk about the way of he grew up, his challenges ,new ideas and how Edison make him self as a rich business man .In February 11 ,1847 ,Thomas Edison born in Milan ,Ohio ,to Samuel and Nancy Edison. And one of the interesting thing is he is the youngest of seven children. This story has taken in to many places in Edison's entire life. For example in 1859,Edison starts working as news butch on the Grand Trunk Railway. On that time ,he prints his own newspaper ,the weekly Herald ,to sell on the train and then he begins works as a telegraph operator ,in Boston ,Massachusetts in March 1868.Then the author show the readers how Edison died in Glenmont ,New Jersy in 18 October. The unique and unbelievable thing about this book is while I’m doing my book report resulted from Edison's pioneering work.

On December 25, 1871, Edison married 16 year old girl, Marry. He...
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