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The Evolution of Useful Things

by Henry Petroski

  • ISBN: 9780679740391
  • ISBN10: 0679740392

The Evolution of Useful Things

by Henry Petroski

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Random House Inc
  • Publish date: 02/01/1994
  • ISBN: 9780679740391
  • ISBN10: 0679740392
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Description: Petroski tells fascinating stories about the arduous processes that resulted in paper clips, Post-its, Phillips-head screwdrivers, Scotch tape, and fast-food "clamshell" containers. "Petroski . . . an examines the simplest . . . tools in our lives with an appraising eye".--Washington Post Book World. 45 illus.
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