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Colossus The Turbulent, Thrilling Saga of the Building of Hoover Dam

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ISBN-10: 141653217X

ISBN-13: 9781416532170

Edition: 2010

Authors: Michael Hiltzik

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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 5/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.44" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Michael Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who has covered business, technology, and public policy fornbsp;the Los Angeles Times for three decades. He currently serves as the Times's business columnist and hosts its business blog, The Economy Hub. His books include The New Deal, Colossus, Dealers of Lightning, and The Plot Against Social Security. Mr. Hiltzik received the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for articles exposing corruption in the entertainment industry. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two children. Follow him @HiltzikM.

Introduction: September 30, 1935: Roosevelt Comes to the River
The Sinful River
The Journey of Death
Born of the Desert
Rockwood's Gamble
The Lord's Dam Site
The Road to Black Canyon
Hoover Steps In
Hurry-Up Crowe
The Silver Spike
The Big Six
Rush Job
The Wobblies' Last Stand
Ely's Kingdom
The Arch
The Jumbos
Turning Points
The Rising
The Pour
The Crest