The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218310
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But this is not merely the saga of an engineering miracle; it is a sweeping narrative of the social climate of the time and of the heroes and rascals who had a hand in either constructing or exploiting the surpassing enterprise.

The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743217378
Size: 64.58 MB
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A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century. Reissue. 10,000 first printing.

The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 067145711X
Size: 39.21 MB
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A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century

Brooklyn Bridge

Author: Karen Hesse
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
ISBN: 9781429918015
Size: 50.91 MB
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So it is with great pride and excitement that we present Karen Hesse's first novel in over five years: Brooklyn Bridge.

Johnstown Flood

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561224
Size: 47.10 MB
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The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.

Historic Photos Of The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: John B. Manbeck
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781596525252
Size: 74.76 MB
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The photographs in Historic Photos of the Brooklyn Bridge illustrate not only those traveling the bridge but also the hurdles that over 1,000 American and immigrant workers endured to build this magnificent symbol.

The Bridge

Author: Gay Talese
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620409119
Size: 44.80 MB
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Gay Talese, then early in his career at the New York Times, closely followed the construction, and soon after the opening of this marvel of human ingenuity and engineering, he chronicled the human drama of its completion-from the ...

Great Fortune

Author: Daniel Okrent
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780142001776
Size: 47.37 MB
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A social history of the creation of Rockefeller Center notes how its ambitious planning process was compromised by the Depression; identifies the roles of such individuals as Gertrude Vanderbilt, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Benito Mussolini; and ...

Chief Engineer

Author: Erica Wagner
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620400537
Size: 28.87 MB
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It is the story of immigrants, of the frontier, of the greatest crisis in American history, and of the making of the modern world.

The Wright Brothers

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476728763
Size: 16.67 MB
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Essential reading, this is “a story of timeless importance, told with uncommon empathy and fluency…about what might be the most astonishing feat mankind has ever accomplished…The Wright Brothers soars” (The New York Times Book ...