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The Race Underground is peopled with the famous, like Boss Tweed, Grover Cleveland and Thomas Edison, and the not-so-famous, from brilliant engineers to the countless "sandhogs" who shoveled, hoisted and blasted their way into the earth’s crust, sometimes losing their lives in the construction of the tunnels. Doug Most chronicles the science of the subway, looks at the centuries of fears people overcame about traveling underground and tells a story as exciting as any ever ripped from the pages of U.S. history. The Race Underground is a great American saga of two rival American cities, their rich, powerful and sometimes corrupt interests, and an invention that changed the lives of millions.


The UCA of SME is offering ‘The Race Underground’ for a presale price of $10 and an on-site price of $35 at the conference. Preorder your book today and it pick up at the conference, where Doug Most will be available to sign it.

Registration pricing;

UCA of SME or SME Member price: $340.00
Nonmember speaker price:         $340.00
Non-member price:         $380.00
Student price:         $75.00

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