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The Evolution of Useful Things

How Everyday Artefacts - from Forks and Pins to Paperclips and Zippers - Came to be as They are

By Henry Petroski | Paperback | 0 Review(s)

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Only Henry Petroski, author of The Pencil, could make one never pick up a paper clip again without being overcome with feelings of awe and reverence. In his new book the author examines a host of techno-trivia questions - how the fork got its tines, why Scotch tape is called that, how the paper clip... read more

Format
Paperback
Release Date
01 Mar 1997
Author(s)
Henry Petroski
Publisher
Random House USA Inc
ISBN-13
9780679740391
Dimensions
133mm x 203mm x 17mm
Pages
288
Format
Paperback
Release Date
01 Mar 1997
Author(s)
Henry Petroski
Publisher
Random House USA Inc
ISBN-13
9780679740391
Dimensions
133mm x 203mm x 17mm
Pages
288

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