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Colossus Hoover Dam and the making of the American century / Michael Hiltzik.

E-audio E-audio (2012.)
Description: 1 sound file (18 hr., 57 min., 24 sec.) : digital.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook] : Tantor, 2012.

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  • ISBN: 1400196787 (electronic audio bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781400196784 (electronic audio bk.)
General Note: Duration: 18:57:24.
Unabridged.
Downloadable audio file.
Contents: Introduction: September 30, 1935: Roosevelt comes to the river -- 1: The sinful river -- The journey of death -- Born of the desert -- Rockwood's gamble -- The Lord's dame site -- 2: The road to black canyon -- Hoover steps in -- Battlegrounds -- Hurry-up Crowe -- The silver spike -- The big six -- Ragtown -- Rush job -- The Wobblies' last stand -- Ely's kingdom -- 3: The arch -- The jumbos -- Turning points -- The rising -- The pour -- Reckonings -- The crest -- Legacies.
Participant or Performer: Read by Norman Dietz.
Summary: In this definitive account, Los Angeles Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik shares the epic story of Hoover Dam's construction and its tremendous-and continuing-impact on the United States.
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Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 272522 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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Description based on hard copy version record.
Authors: Dietz, Norman. (Added Author).
Citation: Hiltzik, Michael A. "Colossus Hoover Dam and the making of the American century." Old Saybrook : Tantor, 2012.
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