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Eminent Pittsburghers

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These biographical essays, many reprinted from The Pittsburgh Quarterly, describe the men who transformed Pittsburgh into one of the leading industrial cities in the world. Included here are such essays as "The Amazing Career of George Westinghouse," "The Judge and the Little Boy: The Triumph and the Tragedy of A.W. Mellon," "Smilin Charlie Schawb: The Joys and Sorrows of Life on a Large Canvas," and more. The book also includes "A Very Short History of Pittsburgh" that describes how its "geographyand geology have been destiny," where the city "not only faces but opens the great heartland of America."


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Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing

Kindle Book

  • Release date: November 16, 2011

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781589796133
  • Release date: November 16, 2011

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781589796133
  • File size: 2467 KB
  • Release date: November 16, 2011

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

subjects

History Nonfiction

Languages

English

These biographical essays, many reprinted from The Pittsburgh Quarterly, describe the men who transformed Pittsburgh into one of the leading industrial cities in the world. Included here are such essays as "The Amazing Career of George Westinghouse," "The Judge and the Little Boy: The Triumph and the Tragedy of A.W. Mellon," "Smilin Charlie Schawb: The Joys and Sorrows of Life on a Large Canvas," and more. The book also includes "A Very Short History of Pittsburgh" that describes how its "geographyand geology have been destiny," where the city "not only faces but opens the great heartland of America."


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