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Highways to the World: The Engineer, the Teacher, and the Dangerous 20th Century

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From one Golden Age of Texas highways to another, wrapped around an extended wartime period building the atomic bomb in the secret city of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Carolyn Calvin Kneese's father and mother lived near the dangerous heartbeat of the twentieth century. As a child, Carolyn knew little of the engineering work her father did the globe-changing political purposes behind it. Highways to the World is one daughter's personal journey into history. Here are striking portraits of events, from small-town Texas childhoods to ...

Highways to the World: The Engineer, the Teacher, and the Dangerous 20th Century 2013, Bright Sky Press

ISBN-13: 9781939055446

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