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9781492698135

The engineer's wife : a novel

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"When Emily Warren Roebling marries Captain Washington 'Wash' Roebling-the handsome, charming soldier of her dreams, and her brother's dear friend and aide during the Civil War-a lifetime of family fun and happiness seems within her grasp. But then Wash accepts the position as Chief Engineer on his father's magnum opus, the Brooklyn Bridge, and it changes both of their lives forever. In Brooklyn, the happy home they'd dreamed of warps around the bridge. Incapacitated from working in the high-pressure tanks at the bridge's foundations, Wash convinces Emily to be his messenger to the site. Little by little, Emily finds herself taking over the project-with no formal training or education in math and science. Emily throws herself into building the bridge butfaces suspicion and disparagement at every turn as she supervises dangerous construction sites and argues for the safety of the bridge amongst Manhattan's male elite. The Engineer's Wife delivers an emotional portrait of a woman transformed by a project of unfathomable scale, and of a husband and wife determined to build something that lasts--even at the risk of losing each other"--

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Arcade Free Library FIC WOOD (Text)
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52112300444361
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Avon Free Library FIC WOO (Text)
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52113300563648
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Caledonia Library Association FIC WOO L (Text)
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52135300316198
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Clifton Springs Library Fic Woo (Text)
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52115300397083
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Honeoye Public Library FIC (Text)
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52120300389072
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52140300589067
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Victor Farmington Library WOO (Text)
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52128300952260
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