|类型/形式：||Large type books
|描述：||763 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.|
|丛书名：||Thorndike Press large print basic series.|
Boston, 1868. The Civil War is over but a new war has begun, between the past and the present, tradition and technology. On a former marshy wasteland, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is rising, its mission to harness science for the benefit of all. But a fiery cataclysm throws Boston Harbor into chaos, and a mysterious catastrophe devastates the heart of the city. Is it sabotage by scientific means? (Bestseller).