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Hanging off Jefferson's nose (2012) : growing up on Mount Rushmore

Author: Tina Nichols Coury; Sally Wern Comport
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Growing up in the shadow of Mount Rushmore Lincoln Borglum was a young boy when his father, the great sculptor Gutzon Borglum, suggested to a group of South Dakota businessmen that he should carve the faces of four presidents into a side of a mountain as an attraction for tourists. But Mount Rushmore would never be finished by Gutzon. It would be his son who would complete the fourteen-year task and present America  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Lincoln Borglum; Lincoln Borglum; Lincoln Borglum; Lincoln Borglum
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tina Nichols Coury; Sally Wern Comport
ISBN: 9780803737310 0803737319
OCLC Number: 820729575
Description: 33 pages
Responsibility: by Tina Nichols Coury ; illustrated by Sally Wern Comport.

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Growing up in the shadow of Mount Rushmore Lincoln Borglum was a young boy when his father, the great sculptor Gutzon Borglum, suggested to a group of South Dakota businessmen that he should carve the faces of four presidents into a side of a mountain as an attraction for tourists. But Mount Rushmore would never be finished by Gutzon. It would be his son who would complete the fourteen-year task and present America with one of its most iconic symbols.

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