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Empire State Building: How It Was Built & How It Is Used: Great Buildings
Hardcover (no d.j.)
Gini Holland (au). This book for young people tells the extraordinary story of the world’s most famous skyscraper. Readers will learn how it came to be built -- conceived in the Roaring Twenties, when space was at a premium in New York City -- & of the architectural innovation & teamwork that made its construction a reality. Did you know that during construction the framework of the Empire State Building went up at a rate of four & a half stories each week? And, from the the 102nd floor, you can see for as far as 80 miles -- on a clear day. Readers will find out about urban America in the early 20th century: what caused N.Y. City to boom & then crash, & what difference did this make to the future of the Empire State Building? Color & black & white photos.
Traveler’s Self Care Manual: A Self Help Guide to Emergency Medical Treatment for the Traveler
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In the Combat Zone: Special Forces Since 1945
Assassin: From Lincoln to Gandhi
Rudy!: An Investigative Biography of Rudy Giuliani
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