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

by David McCullough

Simon & Schuster | October 27, 2001 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.
The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough.

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first-rate drama of the sweeping human undertaking that led to the creation of this grand enterprise.

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.

Winner of the National Book Award for history, the Francis Parkman Prize, the Samuel Eliot Morison Award, and the Cornelius Ryan Award (for the best book of the year on international affairs), The Path Between the Seas is a must-read for anyone interested in American history, the history of technology, international intrigue, and human drama.

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Published: October 27, 2001

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Language: English

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ISBN - 10: 074320137X

ISBN - 13: 9780743201377

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from McCullough delivers again For history buffs, McCullough delivers again with his 1976 history of the building of the Panama Canal. Scandal, millions of dollars, epic egos, international politics and technical firsts all meet in the story of one of the greatest engineering feats of the early 20th century.
Date published: 2011-06-29

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

by David McCullough

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: October 27, 2001

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 074320137X

ISBN - 13: 9780743201377

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The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough.

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first-rate drama of the sweeping human undertaking that led to the creation of this grand enterprise.

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.

Winner of the National Book Award for history, the Francis Parkman Prize, the Samuel Eliot Morison Award, and the Cornelius Ryan Award (for the best book of the year on international affairs), The Path Between the Seas is a must-read for anyone interested in American history, the history of technology, international intrigue, and human drama.