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The Resource Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb

Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb

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Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city
Title
Higher
Title remainder
a historic race to the sky and the making of a city
Statement of responsibility
Neal Bascomb
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bascomb, Neal
Dewey number
720/.483/097471
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA6232
LC item number
.B37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skyscrapers
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-342) and index
Contents
  • Equivalent to war
  • A three-way race
  • Oxygen to the fire
  • Call it a "Vertex"
  • A monument to the future
  • The prize of the race
  • The butterfly and its cocoon
  • Crash
  • Pharaoh against Pharaoh
  • Aladdin's Genii and paper fights
  • A hunch, then a demand
  • The chase into the sky
  • Excelsior
  • Spirit--not steel and stone
  • The architect-artist
  • A proud and soaring thing
  • The organization man
  • Make the land pay
  • An American invention
  • The poet in overalls
  • To scrape the sky
Control code
ocm51984970
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9780385506601
Lccn
2003048888
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)51984970
Label
Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-342) and index
Contents
  • Equivalent to war
  • A three-way race
  • Oxygen to the fire
  • Call it a "Vertex"
  • A monument to the future
  • The prize of the race
  • The butterfly and its cocoon
  • Crash
  • Pharaoh against Pharaoh
  • Aladdin's Genii and paper fights
  • A hunch, then a demand
  • The chase into the sky
  • Excelsior
  • Spirit--not steel and stone
  • The architect-artist
  • A proud and soaring thing
  • The organization man
  • Make the land pay
  • An American invention
  • The poet in overalls
  • To scrape the sky
Control code
ocm51984970
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9780385506601
Lccn
2003048888
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)51984970

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