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The Works

Anatomy of a City

The Works( )
Author: Ascher, Kate
Contribution by: Marech, Wendy
ISBN:978-1-59420-071-7
Publication Date:Nov 2005
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

How much do you really know about the systems that keep a city alive? The Works: Anatomy of a Citycontains everything you ever wanted to know about what makes New York City run. When you flick on your light switch the light goes on--how? When you put out your garbage, where does it go? When you flush your toilet, what happens to the waste? How does water get from a reservoir in the mountains to your city faucet? How do flowers get to your corner store from Holland, or bananas get there...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Business & Economics / Infrastructure
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.82 x 11.22 x 0.83 Inches
Book Weight:2.48 Pounds



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