Path Between The Seas The Creation Of The Panama Canal 1870 1914
Paperback. Pub Date :1978-10-15 Pages: 698 Language: English Publisher: Simon & Schuster Winner of the National Book AwardFrom 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.