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
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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: 73.64 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

Johnstown Flood

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561224
Size: 56.15 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.

Brooklyn Bridge

Author: Karen Hesse
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
ISBN: 9781429918015
Size: 73.91 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.

The Bridge

Author: Gay Talese
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620409119
Size: 31.27 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 ...

Mornings On Horseback

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218302
Size: 55.25 MB
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Written by David McCullough, the author of Truman, this is the story of a remarkable little boy, seriously handicapped by recurrent and almost fatal asthma attacks, and his struggle to manhood: an amazing metamorphosis seen in the context ...

Historic Photos Of The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: John B. Manbeck
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781596525252
Size: 63.60 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.

Brooklyn Bridge

Author: Lynn Curlee
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
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"It so happens that the work which is likely to be our most durable monument, and to convey some knowledge of us to the most remote posterity, is a work of bare utility; not a shrine, not a fortress, but a bridge.

Great Fortune

Author: Daniel Okrent
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780142001776
Size: 41.49 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 ...