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The Maverick and His Machine

Thomas Watson, Sr. and the Making of IBM

by Kevin Maney

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


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Number of Pages485
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Open LibraryOL7619991M
ISBN 100471679259
ISBN 109780471679257


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