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Author Buker, George E., 1923-

Title The metal life car [electronic resource] : the inventor, the impostor, and the business of lifesaving / George E. Buker.

Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2008.


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Physical description 182 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-176) and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Francis, Joseph, 1801-1893.
United States. Life-Saving Service.
Lifesaving -- Equipment and supplies.
Lifeboats -- History.
Marine engineering -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780817316082 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780817380373 (electronic)