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Copies in Seconds: How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg--Chester Carlson and the Birth of the Xerox Machine by [David Owen]

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Copies in Seconds: How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg--Chester Carlson and the Birth of the Xerox Machine Kindle Edition

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"Mr. Owen's style might be best described as part John Updike and part Johnny Miller." --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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David Owen is a staff writer for THE NEW YORKER, a contributing editor of GOLF DIGEST, and the author of MY USUAL GAME and THE CHOSEN ONE. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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Prof Wallace
5.0 out of 5 stars A great read
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 June 2014
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
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5.0 out of 5 stars La storia della Xerografia
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5.0 out of 5 stars A book to read over and over
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5.0 out of 5 stars An unexpectedly engrossing story
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Kristen Smith
4.0 out of 5 stars If David Owen wrote classified ads, I'd read them.
Reviewed in the United States on 17 November 2012
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting book, terrible Kindle scan.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Y Sin Embargo
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5.0 out of 5 stars Copy Without Chemicals!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely fascinating.
Reviewed in the United States on 24 August 2004
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4.0 out of 5 stars good book!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Copies in Seconds by David Owen
Reviewed in the United States on 21 September 2009
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5.0 out of 5 stars I really enjoyed this book
Reviewed in the United States on 29 November 2014
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5.0 out of 5 stars Nice copy, but dealer failed to mention
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