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The eighth wonder of the world : a novel

Author: Leslie Epstein
Publisher: New York : Handsel Books/Other Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Benito Mussolini announces a worldwide competition for a monument to celebrate his victory over Ethiopia, the winning design is an almost unimaginable mile-high tower, La Vittoria, created by the famed American architect, Amos Prince. In his struggle to bring this modern Babel to completion in the face of every conceivable obstaclei̮ncluding Mussolini's wavering support and loss of power, and the vicissitudes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Epstein, Leslie.
Eighth wonder of the world.
New York : Handsel Books/Other Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607800092
Online version:
Epstein, Leslie.
Eighth wonder of the world.
New York : Handsel Books/Other Press, c2006
(OCoLC)629878517
Named Person: Benito Mussolini; Joseph Goebbels; Pius, Pope; Joseph Goebbels; Benito Mussolini; Pius, Pope
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Epstein
ISBN: 1590512502 9781590512500
OCLC Number: 62896471
Description: x, 461 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: 8th wonder of the world
Responsibility: Leslie Epstein.
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When Benito Mussolini announces a worldwide competition for a monument to celebrate his victory over Ethiopia, the winning design is an almost unimaginable mile-high tower, La Vittoria, created by the famed American architect, Amos Prince. In his struggle to bring this modern Babel to completion in the face of every conceivable obstaclei̮ncluding Mussolini's wavering support and loss of power, and the vicissitudes of a world warP̮rince will losehis family, his native country, and perhaps even his mind.

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