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Zerah Colburn The Spirit of Darkness

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Zerah Colburn The Spirit of Darkness by John Mortimer
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Zerah Colburn was a well-known nineteenth century locomotive engineer, journalist and publisher. In life he mixed with the famous men of engineering in America and Britain. Ans he was among 200 leading Americans nominated for New York University's Hall of Fame. But Colburn was an enigma, a dark and irascible man with a violent temper. His work colleagues in London called him the 'Spirit of Darkness'. But why did he shoot himself at the age of 38 at the height of his career?
Release date Australia
June 23rd, 2005
Author
Pages
520
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
arima publishing
Dimensions
156x234x28
ISBN-13
9781845490249
Product ID
1937333

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