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Author Mitchell, Elizabeth, 1966-

Title Liberty's torch : the great adventure to build the Statue of Liberty / Elizabeth Mitchell.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2014]
©2014
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  974.71 MIT    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-310).
Summary "The Statue of Liberty has become one of the most recognizable monuments in the world: a symbol of freedom and the American Dream. But the story of the creation of the statue has been obscured by myth. In reality, she was the inspiration of one quixotic French sculptor hungry for fame and adoration."--From the publisher's website.
Subject Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904.
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Icons.
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- History.
ISBN 9780802122575 (hbk.)
0802122574 (hbk.)
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