History turns on small points. From the world's most catastrophic game of chicken to the nail-biting success story at the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River, discover fascinating events you've probably never heard of. In this compilation of eight true stories from the forgotten pages of history, learn about disasters caused by human error as well as calamities avoided by quick and clever thinking - the lawsuit that launched Abraham Lincoln's political career, the collapse of the Teton Dam, the invention that revolutionized the world of sound, and more. This book is truly love at first sight for lovers of history.
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Used availability for Jerry Borrowman's How 4 Feet of Plywood Saved the Grand Canyon
May 2016 : Paperback
May 2016 : Audio CD
May 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition