The Gate: The True Story of the Design and Construction of the Golden Gate Bridgeby John Van Der Zee
The Gate is an absorbing panoramic account of the building of one of the world's most beautiful and famous landmarks. In a narrative richly laden with detail and the flavor of the period, John van der Zee reveals for the first time the complete history of the longest single-span suspension bridge of its timeincluding the identity of the man who actually designed it, which has been obscured since its completion in 1937.
With novelistic flair, van der Zee recounts an exciting drama of human greed, ambition, frailty, courage, and intellectual achievement.
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