How 4 Feet of Plywood Saved the Grand Canyon And 7 Other Little-Known Inspiring True Stories from American History by Jerry Borrowman -- Book Tour Review + Giveaway
About the Book
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.
About the Author
How 4 Feet of Plywood Saved the Grand Canyon is a new approach for Jerry Borrowman, with eight fascinating true stories out of U.S. history that bring the past alive. Jerry is an award-winning, best-selling author of fiction and historical coauthored biographies. He has fifteen books currently in print.
What a fun and interesting read. Each chapter is about a different historic event and details that event. These different events in American History are ones that many people do not usually think about or remember. They were fascinating to read and learn more about and I thoroughly enjoyed reading them. I would recommend this book to readers that enjoy reading about history.
Genre: non-fiction, historical
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: May 1, 2016
Number of pages: 134
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications.
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