Colossus

Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century

By Michael A. Hiltzik; Norman Dietz (Read by)
Tantor Media Inc, MP3 CD, 9781400166787

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 A. Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Los Angeles Times. In 2004 he won a Gerald Loeb Award, the highest honor in American financial journalism. Hiltzik is the author of Dealers of Lightning: Xerox Parc and the Dawn of the Computer Age and A Death in Kenya. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two sons.

Norman Dietz, a writer, an actor, and a solo performer, 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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