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High on a granite cliff in South Dakota’s Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents. Together they constitute the world’s largest sculpture. Who possessed the audacity to create such a gargantuan work? This is the tale of Gutzon Borglum, a hyperactive, temperamental artist whose talent and determination propelled the project, even as his ego and obsession threatened to tear it apart. It is the story of a massive public works project in the midst of an economic depression. And it is the story of dozens of ordinary Americans who contributed to the creation of what some would call a monstrosity and others a masterpiece.