Steamboats Come True: American Inventors in Action


First published in 1944 to unanimous praise, James Thomas Flexner's Steamboats Come True has indeed done more than stand the test of time. It remains a splendidly myth - debunking but celebratory account of "the first American invention of world-shattering importance" - the steamboat.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1992


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