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Tesla, Man Out of Time Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 25, The Birthday Parties; Chapter 26, Corks on Water Summary

Margaret Cheney
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Chapter 25, The Birthday Parties; Chapter 26, Corks on Water Summary and Analysis

Margaret Cheney informs readers of the next phase in Tesla's life. One aspect of it involved celebrating birthdays, which he had not been known to do. Apparently, he had suffered from the confusion surrounding which date to use because it had been at or so close to midnight that no one was quite sure. This changed when he was in his seventies.

One of his much younger friends, who had befriended him in New York City, was a science writer. A predominantly quiet fellow, Ms. Cheney explains to the readers that Swezey single-handedly brought about an event for Tesla's benefit. He wanted to ensure that the scientist rediscover how much his work had been appreciated. He organized requests. How many people assisted him is uncertain. This is an ironic truth: that...

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