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- Subject: "The Testing of Luther Albright"
- From: Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)aol.com
- Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2005 23:52:39 EDT
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Flash! "Houses make for convenient metaphors. Foundations crack, rooms imprison, moldy basements harbor secrets..."
He built his house himself. "To him, a clogged drain is a welcome reprieve from conversation." "(his) rigid composure" ... "reveal the flawed human hiding within..."
And who is the guy? None other than: "Luther ... a highly regarded civil engineer for the California Department of Water Resources--in other words, a designer of dams."
The latest engineer-literary "hero," in MacKenzie Bezos' first novel (title above). For more see today's New York Times Book Review at:
Ralph Hueston Kratz, S.E. (NOT a dam designer :)
Richmond CA USA
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