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Path Between the Seas

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Nelson Runger

16 Hours 22 Minutes

Simon & Schuster

January 2011


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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.

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  • Scott Anderson

    Excellent narration it was kind of difficult to get started but once we got going it flowed quite well, very informative and interesting. It kept my attention and had me wanting to go back to it continually to listen to the next concern or issue regarding the Panama Canal.

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