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.
"If nations anointed historians laureate, David McCullough would surely be ours." "The New York Times" A chunk of history full of giant-sized characters and rich in political skullduggery. "Newsweek" McCullough is a storyteller with the capacity to steer readers through political, financial, and engineering intricacies without fatigue or muddle. This is grand-scale expert work.
Format: Audio CD
Published: 1st June 2003
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Dimensions (cm): 15.88 x 10.8 x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1