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The New Way Things Work

The New Way Things Work( )
Author: Macaulay, David
Contribution by: Ardley, Neil
ISBN:978-0-395-93847-8
Publication Date:Oct 1998
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

The information age is upon us, baffling us with thousands of complicated state-of-the-art technologies. To help make sense of the computer age, David Macaulay brings us The New Way Things Work. This completely updated and expanded edition describes twelve new machines and includes more than seventy new pages detailing the latest innovations. With an entirely new section that guides us through the complicated world of digital machinery, where masses of electronic information can...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 10.88 x 1.22 Inches
Book Weight:3.696 Pounds
Author Biography
Macaulay, David (Author)
David Macaulay was born on December 2, 1946 in Lancashire, England, but moved to Bloomfield, New Jersey when he was 11. He received a bachelor's degree in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Before becoming an author and illustrator, he worked as an interior designer, a junior high school teacher, and instructor of interior design at RISD from 1969 to 1973.

His first book, Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, was published in 1973. His other books include City, Castle, Pyramid, Mill, Underground, Mosque, The Way Things Work, Rome Antics, Shortcut,and How Machines Work. He has received numerous awards including a Caldecott Honor Medal in 1991 for Black and White and the Washington Children's Book Guild Award for a Body of Non-Fiction Work in 1977. He won the Royal Society young people¿s book prize for the best science books for children for his book How Machines Work.

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