Paperboy: Confessions of a Future Engineer

Paperboy: Confessions of a Future Engineer

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Anyone wondering what sort of experience prepares one for a future as an engineer may be surprised to learn that it includes delivering newspapers. But as Henry Petroski recounts his youth in 1950s Queens, New York–a borough of handball games and inexplicably numbered streets–he winningly shows how his after-school job amounted to a prep course in practical engineering.

Petroksi’s paper was The Long Island Press, whose headlines ran to COP SAVES OLD WOMAN FROM… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 2.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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