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The path between the seas [electronic resource] : The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914. David McCullough.

McCullough, David. (Author). Herrmann, Edward. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780743589918 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2004.

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General Note: Abridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Edward Herrmann.
Summary, etc.: 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.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 236541 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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