Title: A Peep into the 20th Century
Publisher: Harper & Row
Publication Date: 1971
Edition: the uncorrected proof in wrappers.
spiralbound. a vey pages dog eared else a nearly fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 19570
Synopsis: A National Book Award nominee, this novel is about the first electrical execution in 1890 and the war between Edison and Westinghouse for the soul of electricity's first deliberate victim.
About the Author: Christopher Davis is the author of 10 novels, two books of nonfiction, a children's book, two plays, and numerous essays. His novel A Peep Into The 20th Century was a National Book Award nominee. In 1991 he received the Career Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.
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