Ballpoint: A Tale of Genius and Grit, Perilous Times, and the Invention that Changed the Way We Write

Ballpoint: A Tale of Genius and Grit, Perilous Times, and the Invention that Changed the Way We Write

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The triumphs and the trials of the men who invented the modern ballpoint pen as they battled corporate greed, dark eras--and each other.

László Bíró's last name is, in much of the world, a synonym for his revolutionary writing tool. But few people know that Bíró began his career in interwar Budapest as a journalist frustrated with spotty ink; that he escaped fascism by fleeing to Paris and, finally, to Buenos Aires; that a fellow Hungarian, Andor Goy, also played… (more)

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Publisher: New Europe Books (August 21, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 3.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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