The Path Between The Seas

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 074320137X
Size: 12.56 MB
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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.

The Building Of The Panama Canal In Historic Photographs

Author: Ulrich Keller
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486319253
Size: 35.18 MB
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This tale of an unprecedented technological advance unfolds in a compelling narrative of risks, hardships, disasters, and triumph. More than 160 historic photographs depict exotic settings, workers' housing, dredging operations, much more.

Brave Companions

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561231
Size: 18.75 MB
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These are brave companions: to each other, to David McCullough, and to the reader, for with rare storytelling ability McCullough brings us into the times they knew and their very uncommon lives.

Mornings On Horseback

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218302
Size: 49.51 MB
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Written by David McCullough, the author of Truman, this is the story of a remarkable little boy, seriously handicapped by recurrent and almost fatal asthma attacks, and his struggle to manhood: an amazing metamorphosis seen in the context ...

Johnstown Flood

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561224
Size: 42.42 MB
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The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.

The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218310
Size: 77.26 MB
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But this is not merely the saga of an engineering miracle; it is a sweeping narrative of the social climate of the time and of the heroes and rascals who had a hand in either constructing or exploiting the surpassing enterprise.

Hell S Gorge

Author: Matthew Parker
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446410870
Size: 26.24 MB
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But he also weaves in the stories of the ordinary men and women who worked on the canal, to evoke everyday life on the construction and depict the battle on the ground deep in 'Hell's Gorge'.

Truman

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743260295
Size: 43.80 MB
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Drawing on newly discovered archival material and extensive interviews with Truman’s own family, friends, and Washington colleagues, McCullough tells the deeply moving story of the seemingly ordinary “man from Missouri” who was ...

The New Panama Canal

Author: Rosa María Britton
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 9780847859641
Size: 36.24 MB
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A stunning photographic journey, this book tells the emotional story behind the epic construction of the new Panama Canal, a monumental work of technological achievement immersed in tropical splendor.

The Panama Canal

Author: Lesley A. DuTemple
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 9780822500797
Size: 21.21 MB
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A history of the building of the Panama Canal, with emphasis on the difficulties of digging a canal where some engineers said it could not be done.