Etched in Stone

Enduring Words from Our Nation's Monuments

by Ryan Coonerty, Carol M. Highsmith and Douglas Brinkley

Hardcover, 191 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $30 |


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Traces the history of the United States through the words of its people as found engraved on monuments across the country, in a four-part, illustrated volume that includes such sections as "In Praise of Public Lives," "Ordinary Heroes," "Bearing Witness," and "A More Perfect Union." 25,000 first printing.

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