Thomas Edison, Mina Edison, and Henry Ford have all been the focus of news stories recently. Monthly, the Curatorial Staff will pick books on timely topics or current events.
Key Lime Cookin’ – by Joyce LaFray.
If you’ve ever tried a Key Lime, you know it has a refreshing taste and bouquet unlike regular limes. Their delicious flavor, a hint of sweetness with a blend of tartness, is truly tantalizing to the taste buds. Food critic, lecturer, and author Joyce LaFray has compiled over 50 recipes for those of us who can not get enough of the delicious fruit. Recipes include delicious desserts, enticing entrees and even a whole chapter dedicated to key-lime inspired beverages.
Edison and Ford in Florida – by Mike Cosden, Chief Curator; Brent Newman, Assistant Curator; Chris Pendleton, President Edison Ford.
This new book includes many photographs and much information about the two legendary inventors and Fort Myers residents as well as background on the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, their homes, the museum, laboratory and the new non-profit Board of Trustees that has responsibility for the site and the legacy of the two men.
There is a book signing scheduled for November 22 at Edison Ford and also at dozens of locations, lectures and book signings in the region. Get your signed copy now.
Great for holiday and gift giving, visiting family and friends and home reference.
The Inventor’s Secret – What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford – by Suzanne Slade and Illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt.
Young Henry Ford and young Thomas Edison had a lot in common – especially their curiosity, early inventions and eventual collaboration. This is a very well took book about the youngsters, illustrated beautifully and with lots of encouragement for young readers.
Each of these books, and many more, are available in the Edison Ford Museum Store, Edison Ford Shoppe at Bell Tower Shops and on our Web site.
Be on the lookout for next months Great Book Picks!
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