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Reader's Link - November 2008 Staff Picks Archive


History You Can't Put Down

The Great Bridge

Title: The Great Bridge
By: David McCullough

Part biography, part engineering study, and part political history, The Great Bridge tells the story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge. Popular historian David McCullough brings history to life in this book, which has all of the interest, characters and plot of a good novel. Even those (like myself) who have little interest in construction and engineering will find it difficult to put this book down.

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Posted by fatorangecat on Nov. 4, 2008 at 7:30 a.m.
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