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The Resource Colossus : the turbulent, thrilling saga of the building of Hoover Dam, Michael Hiltzik

Colossus : the turbulent, thrilling saga of the building of Hoover Dam, Michael Hiltzik

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Colossus : the turbulent, thrilling saga of the building of Hoover Dam
Title
Colossus
Title remainder
the turbulent, thrilling saga of the building of Hoover Dam
Statement of responsibility
Michael Hiltzik
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The definitive account of the epic construction of the Hoover Dam, one of the the 20th century's most consequential public works
Summary
Details the construction and lasting impact of the Hoover Dam, highlighting its role as a symbol of resiliance in the depths of the crisis of the Great Depression, and discussing the contributions of the politicians, designers, and builders responsible for the project
Writing style
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356466
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hiltzik, Michael A
Dewey number
627/.820979313
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TC557.5.H6
LC item number
H55 2010b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
  • Dams
  • Dams
  • North America
  • United States
  • Dams
  • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Hoover Dam and the making of the American century
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Colossus : the turbulent, thrilling saga of the building of Hoover Dam, Michael Hiltzik
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-474) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sinful river -- The road to Black Canyon -- The arch
Control code
ocn696942340
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xiv, 496 pages
Isbn
9781416532170
Lccn
2010051592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)696942340
Label
Colossus : the turbulent, thrilling saga of the building of Hoover Dam, Michael Hiltzik
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-474) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sinful river -- The road to Black Canyon -- The arch
Control code
ocn696942340
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xiv, 496 pages
Isbn
9781416532170
Lccn
2010051592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)696942340

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