The great bridge : the epic story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge
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New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
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Format
Book
Edition
Hardcover edition.
Physical Desc
605 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Street Date
1205
Language
English
ISBN
9781451683233, 1451683235

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General Note
Originally published: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1972; reprinted with new preface by the author.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
The enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nation's history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the Civil War, when Americans believed all things were possible. So daring a concept as spanning the East River to join two great cities required vision and dedication of the kind that went into building Europe's great cathedrals. During fourteen years of construction, the odds seemed overwhelming. Bodies were crushed and broken, lives lost, notorious political empires fell, and surges of public doubt constantly threatened the project. But the story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge is not just the saga of an engineering miracle; it is a narrative of the social climate of the time, replete with heroes and rascals who helped either to construct or to exploit the great enterprise.--From publisher description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McCullough, D. G. (2012). The great bridge: the epic story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Hardcover edition.). Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McCullough, David G. 2012. The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McCullough, David G. The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McCullough, David G. The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge Hardcover edition., Simon & Schuster, 2012.

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