ian kennedy's Reviews > Eiffel's Tower: And the World's Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count

Eiffel's Tower by Jill Jonnes
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Aug 08, 10

Read from June 25 to August 08, 2010

Looks into turn of the century Paris and the characters of the time. Peeks into Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, Thomas Edison, Vincent Van Gogh, and Gauguin. I have new appreciation for the engineering bravado involved in building the tallest structure in the world with analog tools and mostly manual labor.
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