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Conquering Gotham (Building Penn Station and Its Tunnels)

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9780143113249
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Overview

"Superb. [A] first-rate narrative" (The Wall Street Journal ) about the controversial construction of New York's beloved original Penn Station and its tunnels

As bestselling books like Ron Chernow's Titan and David McCullough's The Great Bridge affirm, readers are fascinated with the grand personalities and schemes that populated New York at the close of the nineteenth century. Conquering Gotham re- creates the riveting struggle waged by the great Pennsylvania Railroad to build Penn Station and the monumental system of tunnels that would connect water-bound Manhattan to the rest of the continent by rail. Historian Jill Jonnes tells a ravishing tale of snarling plutocrats, engineering feats, and backroom politicking packed with the most colorful figures of Gilded Age New York.

Conquering Gotham will be featured in an upcoming episdoe of PBS's American Experience.

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Jill Jonnes
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    384
    Publisher:
    Penguin Publishing Group (March 25, 2008)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9780143113249
    ISBN-10:
    0143113240
    Weight:
    13.12oz
    Dimensions:
    5.5" x 8.43" x 0.82"
    Case Pack:
    32
    File:
    RandomHouse-PRH-20170528_074501-PG-NA-PHYSICAL-FULL-21-20170530-1.xml
    Folder:
    RandomHouse
    As low as:
    $12.58
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