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Paul Niemann

Born: in Quincy, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Paul Neimann still lives and works in Quincy, Illinois.

Biography: Paul Niemann is an author and syndicated newspaper columnist who taught at Quincy (IL) University for six years. He runs, helping inventors market their inventions, and served as a two-term member of the Board of Directors of the United Inventors Association. He wrote Invention Mysteries on the horse farm where he grew up, just south of Quincy, Illinois.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Paul Niemann on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Invention mysteries :
ISBN: 097480410X OCLC: 54055735

[Horsefeathers Pub.], [Quincy, IL] : [©2004]

More invention mysteries :
ISBN: 0974804118 OCLC: 69017339

Horsefeathers Pub., Quincy, IL : ©2006.

Covers well-known inventors such as Leonardo da Vinci, Ben Franklin, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, etc., as well as focusing on female inventors and juvenile inventors. Then it delves into the stories of well-known people who the general public did not know were inventors, such as Charles Lindbergh, Zeppo Marx, and four guys named Fahrenheit, Celsius, Doppler and Richter. It also chronicles the stories of how Xerox, Monopoly and Pepsi were initially considered to be failures.