A Grand Complication: The Race to Build the World's Most Legendary Watch

A Grand Complication: The Race to Build the World's Most Legendary Watch

Two wealthy and powerful men engage in a decades-long contest to create and possess the most remarkable watch in history.

James Ward Packard of Warren, Ohio, was an entrepreneur and a talented engineer of infinite curiosity, a self-made man who earned millions from his inventions, including the design and manufacture of America’s first luxury car--the elegant and storied Packard. Henry Graves, Jr., was the very essence of blue-blooded refinement in the early 1900s:… (more)

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If everyone had built smaller, everyone would have been just as happy, and the resources thus saved could have relieved the suffering of those for whom scarcity is much more elemental.


Book Details  


Publisher: Atria Books (January 28, 2013)

Parent ISBN: 9781439190098

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 18 MB

Language: English


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