The Engineer's Wife.

Title The Engineer's Wife.
Names Wood, Tracey Enerson.
Book Number LT038734
Medium Large Type
Annotation When her happy domestic life is turned upside-down by her husband's work as the chief engineer on an under-construction Brooklyn Bridge, Emily Warren Roebling gradually takes over the project to advocate on behalf of worker safety.
Emily Warren Roebling refuses to live conventionally -- she knows who she is and what she wants, and she's determined to make change. Then her husband, Wash, 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. Emily is consumed by it, and 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?
Series Thorndike Press large print basic series
Thorndike Press large print basic
Local Subject Historical Fiction - HIF
Historical Fiction - 19th Century - HIN
Historical Fiction-19th Cent-American - HINA
Women's Issues - WOM
Exclusion - Strong Language - ST
LC Subject Engineers - Fiction
Husband and wife - Fiction
Self-realization in women - Fiction
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction
Large type books
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Call Number 813/.6
Language English
Original Publication 2020 Thorndike
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