The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

Erica Wagner

04/03/2018 11:00 am
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The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the iconic landmarks of the New York skyline; it has stood for more than 130 years, taking fourteen dramatic years to complete. In Chief EngineerErica Wagner tells the riveting story of the bridge’s construction and of Washington Roebling, the man who built it, one of the America’s most distinguished engineers – from military hero to pioneering civil engineer.

Erica Wagner

Erica Wagner was born in New York. She is contributing literary editor at Harper’s Bazaar, former literary editor of The Times, a broadcaster and award-winning writer of many genres, including fiction, biography and poetry.
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