Great White Fathers: The Story of the Obsessive Quest to Create Mount Rushmore

Great White Fathers: The Story of the Obsessive Quest to Create Mount Rushmore

by John Taliaferro
     
 

"John Taliaferro has done a brilliant job of making the carving of Mount Rushmore vivid for us today. The story is absorbing and the book is a wonderful read."
Larry McMurtry, author of Lonesome DoveSee more details below

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"John Taliaferro has done a brilliant job of making the carving of Mount Rushmore vivid for us today. The story is absorbing and the book is a wonderful read."
Larry McMurtry, author of Lonesome Dove

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586482053
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
01/08/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
489,915
Product dimensions:
1.06(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: Hiding in Plain Sight1
1American Horse5
2The Thieves Road23
3Garden of the Gods47
4Great Man65
5Art for America87
6Insurgent Among Insurgents117
7Size Matters147
8A Rock and a Hard Place185
9Cliff Notes219
10Worthy of Immortality249
11Sorry Old Warrior293
12Expedient Exaggeration319
13Doksa Black Hills347
14Presidents View381
Acknowledgments and Bibliographical Notes417
Index441

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