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Professional amateur

the biography of Charles Franklin Kettering.

by Thomas Alvin Boyd

  • 123 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kettering, Charles Franklin, 1876-1958

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL140.K4 B6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6220554M
    LC Control Number57005336
    OCLC/WorldCa565024

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