Bright and Distant Shores
A NovelBook - 2011
Chicago, 1897. An obsessive collector and insurance magnate commissions the world's tallest building. Determined to compete with Marshall Field's recent donation of $1 million to found the Field Museum, the tycoon funds a private collecting voyage into the Pacific.
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2011
Characteristics: 504 p. : map ; 23 cm