The Thrilling Story Behind Paris's Beloved Monument and the Extraordinary Worlds Fair That Introduced ItBook - 2009
Presents a compelling account of the Eiffel Tower's creation and a superb portrait of Belle Epoque France. As Gustave Eiffel held court that summer atop his one-thousand-foot tower, a remarkable host of artists and personalities--Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, Gauguin, Whistler, and Edison--traveled to Paris and the Exposition Universelle (1889 World's Fair) to mingle and make their mark.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009
Branch Call Number: 907.444361 JON 2009 22
Characteristics: 354 p. : ill., map