Alfred Duane Tietjen's Restoration PDF

By Alfred Duane Tietjen

ISBN-10: 144216333X

ISBN-13: 9781442163331

recovery is a voyage of private discovery that starts with the kept provenance of an previous bicycle, one of many earliest changeable-gear bicycles. “Family fortune misplaced” is the surviving remnant of the oral heritage from this darkish bankruptcy in his grandfather’s lifestyles. Sparked by means of the ephemera and the is still of that bicycle, a national look for elements is undertaken, and a recovery is started.

The path of the inventor and his grandfather’s enterprise companions is picked up, besides outdated components, interval images and records. The bicycle’s position in historical past, and the keenness of previous bicycle creditors are all a part of this curious tale. because the writer digs, lengthy forgotten files seem, and deeper meanings floor in addition to previous elements.

RESTORATION is an exciting tale with insightful observations that attach a course of failure and loss a hundred years in the past to luck and restoration via a number of generations of the author's kin. in the course of the seek, he reveals parallels among a century-old enterprise failure and his personal deteriorating wellbeing and fitness as a result of advancing MS. whereas he attempts to get better mentally and bodily, he unearths power remembering his parent’s and his grandfather’s existence stories and struggles.

Includes greater than sixty five interval photographs, patent drawings, and records amassed through the seek.

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