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Engineers of Dreams Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America

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Engineers of Dreams Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America

by Henry Petroski

ISBN: 9780679760214 / 0679760210

Paperback; New York, New York, U.s.a.: Vintage, October 29, 1996;

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Engineers of Dreams: Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America
Vintage Books. Paperback. New. Paperback. 479 pages. Dimensions: 7.7in. x 5.2in. x 1.1in.Petroski reveals the science and engineering--not to mention the politics, egotism, and sheer magic--behind Americas great bridges, particularly those constructed during the great bridge-building era starting in the 1870s and continuing through the 1930s. It is the story of the men and women who built the St. Louis, the George Washington, and the Golden Gate bridges, drawing not only on their mastery of numbers but on their gifts for persuasion and self-promotion. It is an account of triumphs and ignominious disasters (including the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, which literally twisted itself apart in a high wind). And throughout this grandly engaging book, Petroski lets us see how bridges became the symbols and souls of our civilization, as well as testaments to their builders vision, ingenuity, and perseverance. Seamlessly linked. . . With astonishing scope and generosity of view, Mr. Petroski places the tradition of America... Read more

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Vintage Books 11/1996. Trade pb. Fine/No DJ Issued. Fine. No dust jacket, as issued. fine condition, looks new, all pgs are clean and unmarked, ships promptly w/delivery confirmation. First printing. 479 p. ; 1. 04" x 8. 00" x 5. 24". Stated first edition 1996 1/2"x9 1/2", 482 pages, b&w illustrations & line drawings, Covers the great era of American bridge building...1870s to 1930s...and the creators of these engineering wonders.

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Engineers of Dreams

Engineers of Dreams

Petroski, Henry/ Kastenmeier, Edward (EDT)

Random House Inc, 1996. Reprint. Paperback. New. A history of the great nineteenth- and twentieth-century bridges and the engineers that built them covers James Eads and the Mississippi River bridge, Othman Ammann and the George Washington bridge, and others. Reprint. 30,000 .SKU: MM-20030016; EAN: 9780679760214

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