Part 1: http://ajnpx.com/pdf/NaturalPhil/Tesla/Tesla87jul.pdf
Part 2: http://www.ajnpx.com/pdf/NaturalPhil/Tesla/Tesla87aug.pdf
Sorry about that. I was redirected so many times I didn't realize where I was.
Here's the main site.
Tesla was undeniably a genius. He was also a very troubled and complicated man. Desperation motivated him as a youth. He came into his own and achieved great success as a young man. Then he lost his edge. He again retreated into desperation in his later years hoping to recapture his fortune and credibility. It is a tale of human triumph and tradgedy. I recall having read an obscure biography of Tesla. I believe it was written by one of his assistants. Can't think of the name, but prod me and I will check my library.
Consider yourself prodded.
Dang, I distinctly remember a personal account.. for feeders see:
Separate names with a comma.