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She built the Brooklyn Bridge, so why don't you know her name?

Emily Roebling built a monument for all time. Then she was lost in its shadow. Discover the fascinating woman who helped design and construct the Brooklyn Bridge. Perfect for book clubs and fans of Marie Benedict.

Emily refuses to live conventionally—she knows who she is and what she wants, and she's determined to make change. But then her husband asks the unthinkable: give up her dreams to make his possible.

Emily's fight for women's suffrage is put on hold, and her life transformed when her husband Washington Roebling, the Chief Engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge, is injured on the job. Untrained for the task, but under his guidance, she assumes his role, despite stern resistance and overwhelming obstacles. But as the project takes shape under Emily's direction, she wonders whose legacy she is building—hers, or her husband's. As the monument rises, Emily's marriage, principles, and identity threaten to collapse. When the bridge finally stands finished, will she recognize the woman who built it?

Based on the true story of an American icon, The Engineer's Wife delivers an emotional portrait of a woman transformed by a project of unfathomable scale, which takes her into the bowels of the East River, suffragette riots, the halls of Manhattan's elite, and the heady, freewheeling temptations of P.T. Barnum. The biography of a husband and wife determined to build something that lasts—even at the risk of losing each other.

"Historical fiction at its finest."—Andrea Bobotis, author of The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt

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From the Publisher

This import work of historical fiction brings to life the strength and resolve of a nineteenth-centuThis import work of historical fiction brings to life the strength and resolve of a nineteenth-centu

she built the brooklyn bridge, so why don't you know her name?

she built the brooklyn bridge, so why don't you know her name?

the Engineer's Wife - learn her story.

the Engineer's Wife - learn her story.

she built a monumnet for all time. then she was lost in its shadows

she built a monumnet for all time. then she was lost in its shadows

Wood's satisfying historical feels true to its era yet powerfully relevant to women's lives today.Wood's satisfying historical feels true to its era yet powerfully relevant to women's lives today.

ASIN‏:‎B0821PS859
Publisher‏:‎Sourcebooks Landmark (April 7, 2020)
Publication date‏:‎April 7, 2020
Language‏:‎English
File size‏:‎2257 KB
Text-to-Speech‏:‎Enabled
Screen Reader‏:‎Supported
Enhanced typesetting‏:‎Enabled
X-Ray‏:‎Enabled
Word Wise‏:‎Enabled
Print length‏:‎356 pages
Lending‏:‎Not Enabled

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