Is the Swiss Army Knife really Swiss? What feats of imagination went into inventing the Vise-Grip, the reciprocating saw, the Weed Eater? In this charming romp through hardware stores and lore, Vince Staten uncovers the secret history of the things that hold a house together--and hold many people in thrall. Illustrations.
|Publisher||Simon & Schuster|
|Number of Pages||256|