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The men who united the states : America's explorers, inventors, eccentrics, and mavericks, and the creation of one nation, indivisible / written by Simon Winchester.

Winchester, Simon. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg CDBK 973 WINCHESTER (Text) 32826011921764 Books on CD Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood AUDIOBOOK BKCD 973 WIN (Text) 36626103497152 2nd Floor Adult Media Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch AUDIO 973 WINC (Text) 39391006545618 Audiobooks Available -
Linton PL - Linton AUDIO WIN CD (Text) 30149000705730 Audiobook Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell 973.02 WIN (Text) 36823001511990 Audiobooks Checked out 10/08/2018
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello CDBOOK 973 WINCHESTER (Text) 37743002122978 Adult Audiobook Nonfiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 973 WINC (Text) 39231033129947 Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062282811
  • ISBN: 0062282816
  • ISBN: 9780062355638
  • ISBN: 0062355635
  • Physical Description: 12 audio discs (approximately 14 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 14:00:00.
Formatted Contents Note:
When America's story was dominated by wood, 1785-1805. A view across the ridge ; Drawing a line in the sand ; Peering through the trees ; The frontier and the thesis ; The wood was become grass ; Encounters with the Sioux ; First lady of the plains ; High plains rafters ; Passing the gateway ; Shoreline passage -- When America's story went beneath the Earth, 1809-1901. The lasting benefit of harmony ; The science that changed America ; Drawing the colors of rocks ; The wellspring of knowledge ; The tapestry of underneath ; Setting the lures ; Off to see the elephant ; The west, revealed ; The singular first adventure of Kapurats ; The men who gave us Yellowstone ; Diamonds, sex, and race -- When the American story traveled by water, 1803-1900. Journeys to the fall line ; The streams beyond the hills ; The pivot and the feather ; The first big dig ; The wedded waters of New York ; The linkman cometh ; That ol' man river -- When the American story was fanned by fire, 1811-1956. May the roads rise up ; Rain, steam, and speed ; The annihilation of the in-between ; The immortal legacy of Crazy Judah ; Colonel Eisenhower's epiphanic expedition ; The colossus of roads ; And then we looked up ; The twelve-week crossing. When the American story was told through metal, 1835-tomorrow. To go, but not to move ; The man who tamed the lightning ; The signal power of human speech ; With power for one and all ; Lighting the corn, powering the prairie ; The talk of the nation ; Making money from air ; Television: the irresistible force ; The all of some knowledge.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Producer and director, Rick Harris.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by the author.
Summary, etc.:
Simon Winchester follows the pioneering Americans who, throughout its history, have toiled fearlessly to discover, connect, and bond the citizens and geography of the U.S.A.
Subject: Explorers > North America.
Inventors > North America.
Inventions > North America.
Nationalism > United States > History.
United States > History.
United States > Biography.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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