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Chief Engineer The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

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ISBN-10: 1408837781

ISBN-13: 9781408837788

Edition: 2018

Authors: Erica Wagner

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'A classic, as lovingly and meticulously constructed as the bridge itself. It is a triumph of a book' Simon WinchesterHis father conceived of the Brooklyn Bridge, but it was Washington Roebling who built this iconic feat of human engineering after his father's tragic death. It has stood for more than 130 years and is now as much a part of New York as the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building. Yet, as recognisable as the bridge is, its builder is too often forgotten.The Chief Engineer is a brilliant examination of the life of one of America's most distinguished engineers. Roebling's experience as an engineer building bridges in the Union Army during the civil War has never before…    
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Book details

List price: $10.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 5/31/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.08" wide x 7.80" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Erica Wagner is literary editor of The Times of London.