Bolt of Fate

Bolt of Fate

Benjamin Franklin and His Electric Kite Hoax

Book - 2003
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Benjamin Franklin's 1752 electric kite experiment, using lightning to throw a spark from a key, made him a celebrity, winning sympathy in France for the fight against the British. This text shows Franklin to be a great hoaxer and the fabled experiment his greatest hoax.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2003], ©2003
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781891620706
Branch Call Number: 530.092 Tu
Description: xx, 297 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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