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

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

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By (author) David McCullough, Read by Edward Herrmann

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  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUDIO
  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 150mm x 33mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2003
  • ISBN 10: 0743530187
  • ISBN 13: 9780743530187
  • Edition: Abridged
  • Edition statement: Abridged
  • Sales rank: 1,608,474

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Winner of the National Book Award for history, "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. McCullough expertly weaves the many strands of this momentous event into a captivating tale. Like his masterful, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography "John Adams, " David McCullough's "The Path Between the Seas" has the sweep and vitality of a great novel. This audiobook is a must-listen for anyone interested in American history, international intrigue, and human drama.

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"The New York Times" A chunk of history full of giant-sized characters and rich in political skullduggery.