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To Engineer Is Human: The Role Of Failure In Successful Design Paperback – 4 August 1992

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  • Paperback : 1 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0679734163
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0679734161
  • Product Dimensions : 12.98 x 1.52 x 20.22 cm
  • Publisher : VINTAGE USA - MASS MARKET (4 August 1992)
  • Language: : English
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Reading Petroski's fine book is not only a delight, it is a necessity. --Houston Chronicle

Serious, amusing, probing, sometimes frightening, and always literate. --Los Angeles Times

About the Author

Henry Petroski is the Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and a professor of history at Duke University. The author of more than a dozen previous books, he lives in Durham, North Carolina, and Arrowsic, Maine.

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