Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

The Eighth Wonder of the World

The Life of Houston's Iconic Astrodome

The Eighth Wonder of the World( )
Author: Trumpbour, Robert C.
Womack, Kenneth
Foreword by: Herskowitz, Mickey
ISBN:978-0-8032-9570-4
Publication Date:Sep 2016
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

When it opened in 1965, the Houston Astrodome, nicknamed the Eighth Wonder of the World, captured the attention of an entire nation, bringing pride to the city and enhancing its reputation nationwide. It was a Texas-sized vision of the future, an unthinkable feat of engineering with premium luxury suites, theater-style seating, and the first animated scoreboard. Yet there were memorable problems such as outfielders' inability to see fly balls and failed attempts to...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / Southwest (Az, Nm, Ok, Tx)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



Featured Books

Reacher Said Nothing
Martin, Andy
Hardback: $69.95
The Age of Innocence
Wharton, Edith
Paperback: $9.99
Mrs. Everything
Weiner, Jennifer
Paperback: $17.00

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.