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The Master Key

By: L. Frank Baum
Published By: Double9 Books
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L. Frank Baum, the creator of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published his first book, The Master Key: An Electrical Fairy Tale, Founded Upon the Mysteries of Electricity and the Optimism of Its Devotees, in 1901. Robert Stanton Baum, who was born in 1886 and would have been approximately fifteen at the time of publication, was the recipient of a dedication in Baum's book. The main character is a parent who supports his son's electrical experiments and makes sure that he "never lacked batteries, motors or supplies of any kind." A blinding flash occurs, followed by the appearance of the entity known as the Daemon of Electricity. He claims that Rob has the right to demand presents from him since he unintentionally "touched the Master Key of Electricity." The Daemon, according to The Master Key author Lathaniel Baum, is a "Electro-Magnetic Restorer" with abilities so powerful that even the dead may be brought back to life as long as their blood has not yet cooled. Visitors were given a "Illimitable Communicator" and a "Simple electric gadget which will enable you, wherever you may be, to talk with individuals in any area of the world" during the third week of the experiment.

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L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum was an American writer best known for his children's books, especially The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its sequels. He wrote 14 novels in the Oz series, plus 41 other novels, 83 short stories, above 200 poems, and at least 42 scripts. He made many attempts to lead his works to the stage and screen; the 1939 adaptation of the first Oz book became a milestone of 20th-century cinema. Baum was born on 15 May 1856, near Syracuse, New York. His father, Benjamin, was a rich oil businessman, and young Frank developed in comfort. As a young child Frank was teached at home with his kins, but at the age of 12 he was sent to study at Peekskill Military Academy. He followed a variety of careers varying from acting to newspaper reporting to theatrical management to writing plays. Baum married Maud Gage, daughter of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a famous women's suffrage campaigner. His famous works are Mother Goose, Father Goose, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The Master Key, etc. He made and headed The Oz Film Manufacturing Company in 1914. Baum expired on 6 May 1919 and was buried in Glendale, California.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 104 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357275347
  • ISBN-13: 9789357275347
  • Item Weight: 124.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.17 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Body, Mind & Spirit / New Thought