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ERIC Number: EJ488584
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7333
A Chronicler of Our Thingamabobs and Doohickeys.
Wolkomir, Richard
Smithsonian, v24 n7 p133-36,138,140,143 Oct 1993
Describes the life and writings of Henry Petroski, a civil and environmental engineer, who writes about practical inventions such as zippers, aluminum cans, and the pencil. (MDH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Journal available from Smithsonian Associates, 900 Jefferson Dr., Washington, DC 20560.