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

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 698 pages
  • 154.94 x 226.06 x 48.26mm | 884.5g
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • TOUCHSTONE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0671244094
  • 9780671244095
  • 69,349

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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.show more

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