Colossus

Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century

By Michael Hiltzik; Norman Dietz (Read by)
Tantor Media Inc, Compact Disc, 9781400116782

Publication Date: June 2010

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Description

In this definitive account, Los Angeles Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik shares the epic story of Hoover Dam's construction and its tremendous-and continuing-impact on the United States.




About the Author
Michael Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who has covered business, technology, and public policy for the "Los Angeles Times" for three decades. He currently serves as the "Times"'s business columnist and hosts its business blog, " The Economy Hub". His books include "The New Deal", "Colossus", "Dealers of Lightning", and "The Plot Against Social Security". Mr. Hiltzik received the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for articles exposing corruption in the entertainment industry. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two children. Follow him @HiltzikM.

Norman Dietz is a writer, an actor, and a solo performer. He has also performed frequently on radio and television, and he has recorded over 150 audiobooks, many of which have earned him awards from "AudioFile" magazine, the ALA, and "Publishers Weekly". Additionally, "AudioFile" named Norman one of the Best Voices of the Century.



Praise For Colossus

"Hiltzik tells the dam's tale well, with majestic sweep and a degree of detail that by rights ought to be numbing, but isn't; every iota of material fits snugly into the narrative, which, unlike the river, flows freely." ---San Franciscio Chronicle

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