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West like lightning : the brief, legendary ride of the Pony Express

DeFelice, Jim 1956- (author.).
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  • 14 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 383.18 DEF (Text) 36626103942827 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780062496768
  • ISBN: 006249676X
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 357 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]

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General Note: Maps on end papers.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references (pages [305]-341) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Go! -- Money, ambition, and other complications -- Bleeding Kansas, bleeding men -- Of colts and cranks -- Threat of dissolution -- Rough men -- Buffalo Bill -- Unbonded -- The great divide -- Saints -- Sand and silver -- Indian wars -- Storms -- A place called tomorrow -- Remains of the day.
Summary, etc.: In the spring of 1860, on the eve of a civil war that threatened to tear the country apart, two Americans conceived of an audacious plan for linking the nation's two coasts, thereby joining its present with its future. This book traces the development of the Pony Express and follows it from its start in St. Joseph, Missouri, 1,500 miles west to Sacramento.
Subject: Pony express History
Postal service United States History
Frontier and pioneer life United States
West (U.S.) History
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