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How to fly a horse

Kevin Ashton

How to fly a horse

the secret history of creation, invention, and discovery

by Kevin Ashton

  • 185 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creative ability,
  • History,
  • Success,
  • Inventions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references 279-299and index.

    StatementKevin Ashton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB105.C74 A84 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 314 pages
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27171456M
    ISBN 100385538596
    ISBN 109780385538596
    LC Control Number2014030841
    OCLC/WorldCa891324299


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