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Skyway : the true story of Tampa Bay's signature bridge and the man who brought it down

Author: William Leonard DeYoung
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2013.
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An examination of the decisions that led to and the aftermath of the worst bridge collision in U.S. history, the impact of the Summit Venture with Tampa Bay's Skyway bridge in 1980.
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Named Person: John Lerro
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Leonard DeYoung
ISBN: 9780813044910 081304491X
OCLC Number: 827841515
Description: xiv, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ambush --
Hands across the bay --
Warning signs --
The combat zone --
Captain Lerro --
Shoot for the hole --
Tough old bird --
The abyss --
The only fool who went in the water --
Red Alpha Zulu --
The court of public opinion --
Guilty, guilty, guilty --
A pound of flesh --
Do you know who I am? --
Back to the sky --
That stinking bridge --
The last victim.
Responsibility: Bill DeYoung.

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A well-paced narrative that parses history from tragedy. "Connect Savannah" "

 
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