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The Great Bridge

Author: David G McCullough
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCullough, David G.
Great Bridge.
New York, Simon and Schuster [1972]
(OCoLC)600664445
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough
ISBN: 0671212133 9780671212131 067145711X 9780671457112
OCLC Number: 482678
Description: 636 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Plan --
Man of Iron --
The Genuine Language of America --
Father and Son --
Brooklyn --
The Proper Person to See --
The Chief Engineer --
All According to Plan --
Down in the Caisson --
Fire --
The Past Catches Up --
How Natural, Right, and Proper --
The Mysterious Disorder --
The Heroic Mode --
At the Halfway Mark --
Spirits of '76 --
A Perfect Pandemonium --
Number 8, Birmingham Gauge --
The Gigantic Spinning Machine --
Wire Fraud --
Emily --
The Man in the Window --
And Yet the Bridge Is Beautiful --
The People's Day.
Responsibility: David McCullough.

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Celebrating the centennial of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, here is the classic account of one of the greatest engineering feats of all time.  Read more...

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""The Great Bridge" is a book so compelling and complete as to be a literary monument. . . . McCullough has written that sort of work which brings us to the human center of the past." "--Los Angeles Read more...

 
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