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Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870 to 1914

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Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870 to 1914 by David McCullough
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"The Path Between the Seas" tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds to fulfill the 400-year-old dream of constructing an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a story of astonishing engineering feats, tremendous medical accomplishments, political power plays, heroic successes, and tragic failures. Applying his remarkable gift for writing lucid, lively exposition, McCullough weaves the many strands of the momentous event into a comprehensive and captivating tale.

Author Biography

David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback. His other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions, 1776, The Greater Journey, and The Wright Brothers. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award. Visit DavidMcCullough.com.
Release date NZ
November 15th, 1999
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Pocket Books
Pages
698
Dimensions
153x228x46
ISBN-13
9780671244095
Product ID
1677280

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