""This book is mainly about two men who were very important to me. "The first was there at my conception; the second came along 13 years later. Both men shaped my personality. "The first man was my father, Paul Selgin, who, it so happens, was an inventor. The second was my eighth grade English teacher." Both Selgin's father and the man he calls "the teacher" led remarkable lives. Among other things, Paul Selgin invented the first dollar bill-changing-machine and helped design the so-called proximity fuse, which hastened the ...

The Inventors: A Memoir 2016, Hawthorne Books, Portland

ISBN-13: 9780989360470

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