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    The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 (CD-Audio) By (author) David McCullough, Read by Edward Herrmann

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    DescriptionWinner 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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    Title
    The Path Between the Seas
    Subtitle
    The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David McCullough, Read by Edward Herrmann
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 122 mm
    Height: 164 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 263 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780743530187
    ISBN 10: 0743530187
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE18, CULT/LATAME
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/PREWWI
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009000, HIS037070
    B&T General Subject: 142
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 55590
    Ingram Subject Code: JV
    Libri: I-JV
    BISAC V2.8: HIS007000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 972.87504, 972.87/503
    LC classification: F1569.C2 M33 2003B
    Edition
    Abridged
    Edition statement
    Abridged
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER AUDIO
    Imprint name
    SIMON & SCHUSTER AUDIO
    Publication date
    01 June 2003
    Review quote
    "Newsweek" McCullough is a storyteller with the capacity to steer readers through political, financial, and engineering intricacies without fatigue or muddle. This is grand-scale expert work.