Celebrating master engineer and virtuoso pianist Ralph Modjeski, strategically significant 20th century bridges in America and their impact on urban development and commerce during two eras of transit.
Riveting stories about record-breaking spans and their communities. Exploring the scientific mind and artistic soul of a Polish-born Paris-trained immigrant who contributed to the building of a modern America. Links between science and art, music and math, mother and son and Man’s ability to challenge himself.
Henry Petroski, Duke University Professor and Author of ENGINEERS OF DREAMS