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Michael Pupin's was a genuinely American story, the lifelong journey of a boy from rural Serbia, from a town so tiny it appeared on no maps, who became one of the greatest scientists of the early 20th century, changing the lives of people the world over with his technological innovations-he invented the therapeutic X-ray and made telephone communications practical and inex ...more
Hardcover, 271 pages
Published July 1st 1980 by Beaufort Books
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Vladislav Radak
Nov 28, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Teško je i nepotrebno opisivati ovo delo sa strogo literarnog stanovišta – njen autor jeste jedan od najvažnijih umova 20. veka i možda načitan, ali svakako ne u književnim vodama, ali je knjiga takođe nagrađena Pulicerovom nagradom, koja ima krajnje nedefinisano značenje i težinu. Ono što je svakako šokantnije jeste da je Pupin, čiji je maternji jezik srpski, ovo delo napisao na engleskom, te ga mi sada čitamo – u prevodu na srpski.

Knjiga izuzetno značajna za domaće gikove i sve one koji se tak
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Daniel
Dec 14, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
He invented the Pupin Coil.

It allowed everyone to talk long distance.

I read this one in high school.
Olja Majstorovic
Inspirational book about a Serbian boy who climbed the leader of knowledge end science to deserve the respect of all well known and respected people of late 19th and beginning of 20th century. Pupin's great inventions have brought the end of WW1. He was one of the best known professors of University of Columbia, New York, to become one of the legends of this institution, but yet a man who has never forgotten his Serbian roots.
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