Immigrant to Inventor. Michael Idvorsky Pupin. The inspiring autobiography, originally published in 1922, of a penniless boy from the tiny town of Idvor (today a municipality of Kovacica) in Serbia who became one of the most outstanding figures in the world of science. Pupin (1858-1935) invented the therapeutic X-ray and made telephone communications practical and inexpensive. The book won the Pulitzer Prize in 1924.
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1960 (reprint). Hardcover with dustjacket in a protective Mylar book jacket cover. Some minor soil to jacket, text like new. 1 copy only.