"AIthough the Buffalo wing may be the Queen City's most well-known innovation, Buffalo's robust history of creative ingenuity has changed lives around the world time and time again. Joseph Dart's invention of the grain elevator in 1842 led to Buffalo becoming a transportation mecca for many decades. Maria Love opened the nation's first daycare, revolutionizing women's role in the labor force. Life around the globe was never the same after Willis Carrier invented modern air conditioning in 1902. Wilson Greatbatch's implantable pacemaker has saved millions of lives. Author Nancy Mingus reveals the mavericks who dared to think differently in Buffalo's innovative history."