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The Toothpick

  • Paperback $15.95

    Nov 04, 2008 | 464 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Nov 26, 2008 | 464 Pages

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Praise

"Offers rare insights into principles of engineering and design."
The Washington Post Book World

“Delightful . . . Mr. Petroski combines historical narrative with technical expertise to compelling affect.”
New York Sun

"I’ll never look at a toothpick in the same way."
—Jeri Krentz, The Charlotte Observer

“Petroski writes . . . with the observant eye of an engineer and the imaginative heart of a novelist.”
Los Angeles Times

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