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The Last Days of Night

by Graham Moore

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When electric light innovator Thomas Edison sues George Westinghouse, his only remaining rival for patent infringement, Westinghouse hires untested Columbia Law School graduate Paul Cravath for a case fraught with lies, betrayals and deception.

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Thomas Edison's incandescent lightbulb relied on DC electricity, while George Westinghouse's innovations relied on AC power. AP hide caption

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It's Electric: Novel Re-Creates Charged Rivalry Between Edison And Westinghouse

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