Contributor biographical information for Stealing God's thunder : Benjamin Franklin's lightning rod and the invention of America / Philip Dray.


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PHILIP DRAY is the author of At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America, which won the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award and the Southern Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790.
Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790 -- Knowledge -- Physics.
Electricity -- Experiments -- History -- 18th century.
Lightning -- Experiments -- History -- 18th century.
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
Physicists -- United States -- Biography.