Paperboy

confessions of a future engineer

By Petroski, Henry

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ISBN
978-0-37541-353-7
Publisher
New York : A.A. Knopf : 2002.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on March 15, 2002

Petroski wrote this charming memoir while on sabbatical from Duke University (where he is chair of the civil engineering department) to show how being a paperboy "prepared [him] for becoming an engineering student and, ultimately, an engineer." The book focuses on his adolescent years from 1954 to 1958, following the family's move on his 12th birthday from Brooklyn to Cambri...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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