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ISBN-10: 140003258X

ISBN-13: 9781400032587

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bruce Murkoff

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When Filius Poe sets out for Boulder City, the country is in the grips of the Great Depression, the Hoover administration in its final days. Filius, a young engineer from Wisconsin with a number of dams under his belt, has secured a job helping to tame the mighty Colorado and hopes the sheer scale of the era's greatest engineering feat will distract him from recent, devastating losses. Meanwhile, Lena and Burr McCardell, a young mother and son fleeing a shocking betrayal, and Lew Beck, a diminutive fighter with a short fuse to match his stature--as well as thousands of other workers–have embarked upon similar pilgrimages to "the only city in America where everyone has a job." Soon, the…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.15" wide x 8.04" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Bruce Murkoff was born in 1953, spent many years in California, and now lives with his wife, the artist Suzanne Caporael, in Stone Ridge, New York.