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The Evolution of Useful Things: How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are
The Evolution of Useful Things: How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are by Henry Petroski 0679740392 9780679740391
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The Evolution of Useful Things: How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are by Henry Petroski

Petroski tells fascinating stories about the arduous processes that resulted in paper clips, Post-its, Phillips-head screwdrivers, Scotch tape, and fast-food clamshell containers. Petroski . . . an examines the simplest . . . tools in our lives with an appraising eye.--Washington Post Book World. 45 illus.

Author: Henry Petroski

Language: English

Edition: 1ST

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 304

Publisher: Vintage

Publication Date: 1994-02-01

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ISBN: 0679740392


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