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Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling

Presented by The Mercantile Library at Mercantile Library, Cincinnati OH

Jul 13 2017
Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling

Erica Wagner, author of Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge, tells the captivating story of Washington Roebling, who was tasked to build the Brooklyn Bridge after his father, John Roebling, died suddenly.

Erica Wagner, author of Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge
Free and Open to the public.
Reservations required: email: OR call 513-621-0717
Copies of Chief Engineer will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Roebling Point Books and Coffee.

Washington Roebling
His father was John Roebling, designer of greater Cincinnati’s beloved Suspension Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge. Tasked with the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge after his father’s sudden death, author Erica Wagner reveals Washington Roebling’s story, in captivating detail.

Erica Wagner
American writer and critic Erica Wagner was the literary editor of the London Times and is now a contributing editor for the New Statesman and consulting literary editor for Harper’s Bazaar. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, the Economist, the Financial Times, and the New York Times.
She is the author of Ariel’s Gift, Seizure and the short story collection Gravity. She lives in London with her husband and son.


Free admission.

Contact: 513-621-0717


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