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ISBN-10: 0395454255

ISBN-13: 9780395454251

Edition: 1987

Authors: David Macaulay

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This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/26/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 9.00" wide x 12.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

David Macaulay was born on December 2, 1946 in Lancashire, England, but moved to Bloomfield, New Jersey when he was 11. He received a bachelor's degree in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Before becoming an author and illustrator, he worked as an interior designer, a junior high school teacher, and instructor of interior design at RISD from 1969 to 1973. His first book, Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, was published in 1973. His other books include City, Castle, Pyramid, Mill, Underground, Mosque, The Way Things Work, Rome Antics, and Shortcut. He has received numerous awards including a Caldecott Honor Medal in 1991 for Black and White and the Washington…