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  • ISBN: 9780151002597
  • ISBN10: 0151002592

The Iron Bridge

by Morse, David

  • List Price: $25.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt
  • Publish date: 01/01/2002
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Shrosphire, England, 1773. Important men are planning the world's first iron bridge, to be built across the Severn River at Coalbrookdale. John Wilkinson, armsmaker, wants the bridge; let it serve as a symbol and advertisement for iron. Abraham Darby III, owner of the largest ironworks in England and a Quaker, wants the bridge; let it further his family name. Thomas Farnolls Pritchard, architect, wants the bridge; let it be the capstone of his career.

Maggie Foster, too, wants the bridge built -- but built wrong this time, so it will topple and thus divert history from the path that has made a ruin of her world. Maggie is an American, and she was sent by a desperate commune called Ecosophia in the year 2043.

In his first novel, David Morse has created a completely original story. With a sense of history and humor, he has brought past, present, and future to tell the matter of machinery and the march of time. An unprecedented debut.

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